“Celan/Joris 45 Years”

“Celan/Joris 45 Years”

Friday, March 18 2011 7PM

Poets House

Ten River Terrace

New York, NY 10282

212-431-7920

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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