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White Women, Dark Trains & Poem After Poem: Paul Delvaux's Railroad Sense with C. S. Giscombe

Paul Delvaux
Date and Time: 
November 15, 2005 - 7:00PM

Paul Delvaux’s nudes and skeletons are well known and much discussed; but trains, rail stations, and switching yards also figure in his paintings. C. S. Giscombe—poet, essayist, railroad engineer—talks about Delvaux’s trains and their relation to issues of race, representation, eros, and public transportation in poetry.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored by Cave Canem
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations