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Prufrock, Adamantine Stupidity, Tennessee Williams, and Latin American Modernists July 3, 2012: We talk a lot about poets' first appearances in Poetry and one of the most influential, and most frequently mentioned, is T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” The poem appeared in the June 1915 issue of Poetry and at the time of its publication, as his biographical note observes, Eliot had “published nothing hitherto in [...] by

Composer John Adams: “The text generates the musical ideas” December 6, 2010: SFist interviews the Bay Area composer John Adams on the San Francisco Symphony's performance of his oratorio El Niño ten years after its debut with Peter Sellars directing. The present staging, directed by Kevin Newbury, is stripped down and doesn't contain the videos or dancers of a Sellars production, but the Latin American poetry and texts [...] by