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Syrian poet Adonis at the 92nd Street Y

0 Syrian poet Adonis at the 92nd Street Y

Long considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Syrian poet Adonis is “today’s most daring and provocative Arab poet,” wrote Edward Said. Now 80 and living in Paris, Adonis made his first appearance at 92Y Poetry Center on October 25, 2010, reading from his newly published Selected Poems. Khaled Mattawa, his translator, reads from an English translation.

Unterberg Poetry Center webcasts and access to our archive are made possible in part by the generous support of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

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