Snow Part: And Other Poems (1968-1969)

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Carcanet Press, 2007 - Poetry - 195 pages
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A response to the turbulent events of 1968 - the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the attempted assassination of a student leader in Berlin - this collection features images of earlier violence and resistance in a dark European century: the hanging of anti-Hitler conspirators in 1944, the shooting of Rosa Luxembourg in 1919.

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Born in Czernovitz, Romania, in 1920 to a German Jewish family, Celan is regarded as one of the most significant poets to emerge from post-World War II Europe. To read Celan is to enter a poetic ... Read full review

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i suspect that if i read german i would enjoy this more. the more interesting bits of the translation come in the juxtaposed compounds. some beautiful moments and the whole seems more than the parts. would like to read more celan, perhaps by a different translator for comparison. Read full review


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