“Celan/Joris 45 Years”

“Celan/Joris 45 Years”

Friday, March 18 2011 7PM

Poets House

Ten River Terrace

New York, NY 10282


Poet and translator Pierre Joris discusses Paul Celan (1920–1970),

the German–speaking Jewish poet whose writings transformed post–World War II poetry.

Joris presents recordings of Celan, videos, readings and more.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members



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Pierre Joris

Pierre Joris is a poet, translator, essayist & anthologist who has published more than 50 books, most recently, Meditations on the Stations of Mansur al-Hallaj (poems) from Chax Press and The University of California Book of North African Literature (volume 4 in the Poems for the Millennium series), coedited with Habib Tengour. Exile is My Trade: A Habib Tengour Reader edited & translated by Joris, and Pierre Joris: Cartographies of the In-between, essays on Joris’ work edited by Peter Cockelbergh, came out in 2012. Forthcoming are Barzakh — Poems 2000-2012 (Black Widow Press) & Breathturn Into Timestead:The Collected Later Poems of Paul Celan (FSG).

Comment on ““Celan/Joris 45 Years””

  1. Think of me as there. No doubt it will be a great success as well as a personal delight for you. Enjoy. Take Nicole, enjoy it more !

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