The Faber book of 20th-century German poems

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Faber and Faber , London
German poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into Eng
Statementedited by Michael Hofmann.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsHofmann, Michael, 1957 Aug. 25-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT1160.E5 F33 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 215 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22713440M
ISBN 100571197035

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German literature - German literature - The 20th century: German Modernism emerged from turn-of-the-century Aestheticism. Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada.

Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important. Inhe edited the Faber Book of 20th Century German Poems. Behind the Lines: Pieces on Writing and Pictures, a collection of Michael Hofmann's reviews from the Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books, the New York Times and Place Of Birth: Freiburg, Germany.

Michael Hofmann is a German-born, British-educated poet and translator. He is the author of two books of essays and five books of poems, most recently One Lark, One his translations are plays by Bertolt Brecht and Patrick Suskind; the selected poems of Durs Grunbein and Gottfried Benn; and novels and stories by, among others, Franz Kafka; Peter Stamm; his 4/5.

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Michael Hofmann was born in Freiburg, West Germany into a family with a literary tradition. His father was the German novelist Gert Hofmann (died ). Hofmann, Michael, ed. (), The Faber book of 20th century German poems, London: Faber and Faber, Born: 25 August (age 62), Freiburg, West.

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paper) (hbk.: alk. paper). I also picked up Michael Hofmann’s The Faber Book of 20th-Century German Poems (Faber & Faber, ), which begins with Lasker-Schüler and ends with Jan Wagner (b. ), making all the well-known and many lesser known stops along the way.

Hoffman’s introduction includes his candid observations on the richest world poetries of the 20th. Meticulously researched but eminently approachable, The Faber Book of Twentieth Century German Poems is an essential new addition to any poetry bookshelf.

'Michael Hofmann has a skeptical intelligence, an observant eye, a compulsion to speak the unspeakable, and the useful wariness of the displaced person.'.

Michael Hofmann (born ) is a German-born English poet, and a translator of texts from German. Michael Hofmann was born in Freiburg, West Germany, the son of the German novelist Gert Hofmann.

Hofmann's family first moved to Bristol inand later to Edinburgh. He was educated at Winchester College and then studied English Literature and Classics. In he Genres: Criticism, poetry, translation.

In this new selection, complete with many new translations, Michael Hofmann guides us through the poems, poets and themes of German verse. Meticulously researched but eminently approachable, The Faber Book of Twentieth Century German Poems is an essential new addition to any poetry bookshelf.

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Weltende is a poem by the German poet Jakob van Hoddis, the anagrammatic pseudonym of Hans Davidsohn (). The poem is, from its appearing until today, the most famous expressionistic one, though its author has remained quite unknown for a long time, principally in the United States.

Van Hoddis was killed inprobably in the Sobibór extermination camp. English poet, playwright, critic, and librettist Wystan Hugh Auden exerted a major influence on the poetry of the 20th century.

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Auden grew up in Birmingham, England and was known for his extraordinary intellect and wit. His first book, Poems, was published in with the help of T.S. Eliot. Just before World War II broke out, Auden emigrated to the United States where he met .About W. H. Auden Wystan Hugh Auden () is one of the most influential voices in 20th Century poetry.

It is impossible to summarise his achievements, ranging as they do across some four hundred poems in a bewildering variety of styles, as well as drama, essays, libretti, travel writing and critical works.German poetry -- 20th century. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: German poetry; German literature -- 20th century; 20th century; Narrower terms: German.