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Walker on Whitman

Thursday, March 25th – 7:30pm
Live Streamed: Walker Talks!
The soul, in its prehistoric contemporality
Walker Brents III draws on the insights of Gertrude Rachel Levy

 

Classics of literature are most fully lived in the consciousness of individual readers. Known or unknown, such works abide.

One such case is The Gate of Horn, the debut work by Gertrude Rachel Levy, a University of London archeologist. Long out of print, it was sent forth in 1948 into the post-war world, galvanizing a receptive audience with her detailed interpretation of what she found studying the signs left by prehistoric cultures. A most primordial image of the human soul emerges.

This book has, in its own quiet way, inspired poets ever since it first appeared. It gives us points of departure and return.

We shall see what we find in its insights this time around!

 

 

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