Jorges Luis Borges Program at The Poetry Center, Lexington and 92nd St., New York, April 5, 1971
New York: The Poetry Center, 1971. First Edition. Staplebound. Very good. In this year of his Jerusalem Prize, Borges chose the material for the evening from Elagio de la sombra (In praise of darkness) and from recent work. Translations by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. Selections read both in Spanish and English, with Borges commenting in English after each piece. Credits, benefactors and patrons listed. 8pp. including pictorial wrappers. Readers: Norman Thomas di Giovanni and John Murchison. Poems read: John 1:14/Juan 1:14; A Reader/Un lector; Episode of the Enemy/Episodio del enemigo; A Prayer/Una oracion; Legend/Leyenda; Browning Decides to be a Poet/Browning resuelve ser poeta; Israel, 1969; You/Tu; Borges and Myself/Borges y yo; The Watcher/El centinela; The Southside/El Sur; Rose/Rosa; The Unending Gift; In Praise of Darkness/Elagio de la sombra. (Inventory #: 1268)
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