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Many Hats Reading of "Thomas Hardy Listens To Louis Armstrong"

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Mo, 26. Februar 2018, 20:00 Uhr bis 21:00 Uhr
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Basel
Bibliothek Bar
Veranstalter
Bibliothek Bar
Andrew Shields' work is somewhere between poetry, as represented by Thomas Hardy, and music, as represented by Louis Armstrong. His work travels from Detroit and California and other American places Andrew has lived to Berlin and Basel and many other sites of the author's life since 1991.

Discover the work of an American over the course of his life in Europe at his reading of "Thomas Hardy listens to Louis Armstrong" accompanied by Miles Delpho on percussion.

Moderated by Daniel Rancic

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***Andrew Shields is a musician himself. If you have not heard him play, read his poems. The scene in which Thomas Hardy listens to Louis Armstrong could only have been arranged by someone like him. (Durs Grünbein)

***For me, what Shields does best is to construct poems of a dreamlike nature in which we seem to overhear other peoples thoughts or pick up scraps from messages or whispers of conspiracy. (Thomas Ovens, London Grip)

***There's a fine mix of lyric and clever derangement in the poems. (Padraig Rooney)
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Veröffentlicht am Sa, 10. Februar 2018 um 02:30 Uhr

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