Poetry Lab: "Sappho in Fragments"

Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn
Date: August 24, 2009
Time: 7-9 ­pm
FREE. No RSVP necessary. Organized by D. Graham Burnett and Jeff Dolven.


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This month, Cabinet’s Poetry Lab plays host to the ancient Greek poet Sappho and her gifted modern-day translator Anne Carson. Readings, performance, special guests, and the chance to put a scattered oeuvre back together for yourself.

For a list of all Poetry Lab events, as well as audio and images from the other installments, see here.

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