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An Evening With Don Pedro Mir

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An Evening With Don Pedro Mir

An Evening With Don Pedro Mir. Conference organized by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute. City College, New York, 1993. Color; 110 minutes. VHS.

An Evening with Don Pedro Mir is a celebration of the publication Countersong to Walt Whitman and other Poems by Pedro Mir, which is the first substantial collection of texts by a Dominican poet to have been made available in English. Featuring Manuel de la Nuez, George Irish, Jean Franco, Richard Schaaf, Jonathan Cohen, and the poet himself, the activity was moderated by Silvio Torres-Saillant.