Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thursday 27 February: Georg Trakl

Myth Reading Group Thursday 27 February 2014 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The poem: Georg Trakl (1887-1914), ‘Helian’ (trans. Alexander Stillmark) And, as a bonus treat, a sympathetic musical setting of Trakl’s poem Verfall [Decay] by the German Goth … Continue reading

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Poe and Beyond

Leon Burnett has supplied the following as a follow-up to last week’s meeting: In 1912, Osip Mandelstam wrote a poem about the reading of one of Poe’s poems. The translation is by Robert Tracy in Osip Mandelstam’s Stone (Princeton University … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 February: Edgar Allan Poe

Myth Reading Group Thursday 20 February 2014 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The poems (To Helen [1831], Serenade, The Raven, Ulalume): Poe

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