Durs GrA¼nbein is the most significant poet writing in Germany today. No other modern German poet has written from such an emphatically European perspective, and this volume seeks to introduce him to the English-speaking world. Written by a line-up of international scholars, the volume presents highly readable and wide-ranging essays on GrA¼nbeinas substantial Auvre, complemented by specially commissioned material and an interview with the poet. It covers the German and European traditions, memory and cityscapes, the natural sciences, death, love, the visual arts, and presence.In museums he would long pause in front of the diorama With the animals at a standstill, grouped naturally Against painted scapes, dense forest scenes and Himalaya Fairy-tale-like, enchanted, the deer would prick up their ears, As soon asanbsp;...
|Author||:||Michael Eskin, Karen Leeder, Christopher Young|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2013-03-01|