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1913: Modernist Poetry – Readings and Performance

April 18, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Pablo Picasso, “Au Bon Marché” Paris, 1913


On Thursday, April 18th, 2013, from 6 to 8pm, in celebration of the centennial of the annus mirabilis of modernism, the Departments of French and Comparative Literature will host a celebration of modernist poetry at the Princeton Art Museum. Readings from major poets of the modernist moment will be performed in their original languages.

Readings will include poems from:

Ezra Pound


Guillaume Apollinaire

Tristan Tzara

Gertrude Stein

Cesar Vallejo

Constantine Cavafy

Rainer Maria Rilke

Vincente Huidobro

Vladimir Mayakovsky

Ruben Dario

Blaise Cendrars

A reception will follow the readings. This event is free and open to the public.


April 18, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Princeton Art Museum