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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 42

In this the shrouding gloom of winter
The soul feels ardently impelled
To manifest its innate strength,
To guide itself to realms of darkness,
Anticipating thus
Through warmth of heart the sense-world's
revelation.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 16

To bear in inward keeping spirit bounty
Is stern command of my prophetic feeling,
That ripened gifts divine
Maturing in the depths of soul
To selfhood bring their fruits.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Poetry and the Art of Speech
GA 281

A lecture-cycle held in Dornach, 1920, with additional lectures held in miscellaneous places, 1921–1923, together with an essay and an explanatory note by Marie Steiner. These seven lectures are part of a fourteen lecture series entitled, The Art of Recitation and Declamation, given in various cities from 1912 to 1923. It was published in German as, Rudolf Steiner/Marie Steiner-von Sivers: Die Kunst der Rezitation und Deklamation (No. 281 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

Translated from shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer, by Julia Wedgwood and Andrew Welburn.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Lecture I September 29, 1920
Lecture II October 06, 1920
Lecture III October 13, 1920
Decline and Re-edification: A Speech-Study by Marie Steiner
Lecture IV April 06, 1921
From What Has Significance for the Senses to What Is Moved by the Spirit: A Note by Marie Steiner
Lecture VI July 30, 1921
Lecture V June 07, 1922
Lecture VII March 29, 1923
Lecture VIII March 29, 1923
Lecture IX March 29, 1923
Notes by the Translators

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