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A mythologized documentary of a production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in 1986 in NYC. MacAfee was learning how to direct and was assistant director on it. Since he is a poet and Orpheus was the first poet (in classical mythology), the narrator becomes Orpheus himself. (It is part of a new book, “The Re-Creation of the New World,” which he just completed.)

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Norman MacAfee’s books include The Gospel According to RFK ; The Death of the Forest; One Class: Selected Poems; and translations of Pier Paolo Pasolini's poems; two volumes of the letters of Jean-Paul Sartre to Simone de Beauvoir; and the only complete modern American translation of Les Mis√©rables. “The Death of the Forest”, his opera to music of Charles Ives, is currently under consideration.
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