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Songs of life and hope:

Enjoy an evening of Mexican poetry from the first half of the 20th century, spanning the turbulent years of the Mexican Revolution and its aftermath.

The evening features leading experts on Mexican literature and readings from the work of poets such as José Juan Tablada, Enrique González Martínez, Ramón López Velarde and the Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío, together with music from the Mexican Revolution. All poetry will be read in the original Spanish and in English translation.

Presented with Poet in the City.

Related to the exhibition:
Revolution on paper: Mexican prints 1910–1960


Professor (Durham University) Andrea Noble | talks


Date and Time:

5 February 2010 at 7:00 pm


1 hour



British Museum
Great Russell Street

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£5, £3 concessions

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Located in the Stevenson Lecture theatre

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