Music while drowning: German expressionist poems

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Tate, Jun 1, 2003 - Poetry - 120 pages
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Although the Expressionists are renowned for their dynamic and emotionally challenging imagery, their literary masterpieces remain a well-kept secret. Here, for the first time, is an anthology of some of the very best poems from the Expressionist era, by radical artists and writers such as Wassily Kandinsky, Egon Schiele, Georg Trakl, and Else Lasker-Schuler.

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Contents

David Constantine 8 German Expressionist Poetry
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August Stramm 18741915 31 RendezVous
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Ernst Stadler 18831914 44 On Crossing the Rhine Bridge at Cologne by Night
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About the author (2003)

David is Research Fellow in the Department of English and Media Studies at Nottingham Trent University.

Stephen Watts is a published poet and respected editor.

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