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While walking on the cliffs above the Adriatic near Duino Castle in Trieste, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke claims to have heard a voice on the wind, saying: “Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic orders?”
This dramatic question, which is part mystical experience and part an act of self-mythologizing, urged the poet to write a group of ten poems that would become a masterpiece of European Modernism, and which would take him ten years to complete. With their digressions and leaps, their treatises on children, animals, puppets and angels, and in a voice that is both otherworldly and almost posthumous, Rilke managed to make a body of work that is sufficiently strange and beautiful enough that we are still drawn to the “terrible angels” animating these poems.
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92nd Street Y
New York, New York Online
New York, New York
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92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For over 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the...
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Willa Cather was her own raw material and self-transformation was her game. The writer who leapt into the forefront of American letters with O Pioneers! was already middle-aged. Slow emergence—by way of provincial journalism in Nebraska, high-school teaching in Pittsburgh, editorial work on various magazines—did not deter her from the...
Wednesday Apr 21st, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
92Y brings together a group of the nation’s most celebrated Black scholars, critics and writers for a year-long series on all the novels of Toni Morrison—from The Bluest Eye (1975), which she wrote between her day job as a book editor and her life as a single mother; to God Help the Child, from which she read on our stage in 2015, the last of...
Thursday May 27th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time
Combine poetry and art while exploring different poetry forms. In the first session, we’ll look at different poetry forms: haiga (which combines art and haiku), cherita (longer, more narrative form of haikus) and ekphrastic (poems inspired by works of art). The next week we’ll explore more poetry forms, including acrostic, limerick, shape, list,...
Saturday May 1st, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time(2 sessions)
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