Paul Celan, Volume 3: Selections

Paul Celan (Author) Pierre Joris (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$34.95
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
March 14, 2005
Pages
242
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.26 X 0.76 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520241688
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About the Author

One of the greatest poets to write in German and among the most gifted writers of the twentieth century in any language, Paul Celan was born in Czernowitz, Bukovina, in 1920. He survived the Holocaust and settled in Paris in 1948, where he lived until his suicide by drowning in 1970. Pierre Joris is the author of many books of poetry as well as a range of anthologies and translations; he recently published A Nomad Poetics, a volume of essays. In 2003 he was Berlin Prize fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He is Professor of English at the State University of New York, Albany.

Reviews

"No twentieth-century poet pierces the heart of language with such an exquisite blade as Paul Celan. With Pierre Joris & company's translations of key poems, poetics, letters, and exemplary commentary, it is as if we are reading Celan for the last time, once again."