Erich Fried. Poet as Historical Witness
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Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, UK
Fried, Erich, 1921-1988 (male), Home, Stewart, 1915- (male)
Erich Fried reads from and discusses a selection of his own poems. Stuart Hood reads English translations. The poems performed are: 'On the Stalin Question'; 'Stalin on the Journey to Prague, 1977'; 'Speechless'; 'Good Resolution'; 'One Sings; The Right to Make Mistakes'; 'The Left-Wing Ivory Tower'; 'Washed Clean'; 'Oxford Philosophy'; 'Begin Speaks'; 'The Return: Attica State Prison'; 'For Example: Marinus van der Lubbe'; 'Condemnation: for Ulrike Meinhof'; 'Really: In Memoriam, Manfred Perder'; 'Status Quo; A Love Poem for Freedom, a Freedom Poem for Love'; 'What Is Life?'; 'Almost Everything'; 'One of Three Wishes'; 'Holderlin to Sinclair/What Remains'; 'Obituary to Ulrike Meinhof'.