Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Paul Celan, Nikolai Popov, Heather McHugh


Paul Celan is well known because the maximum and such a lot studied post-war eu poet. instantly not easy and hugely lucrative, his poetry dominates the sector within the aftermath of the Holocaust. this feature of poems, now on hand in paper for the 1st time, is constituted of formerly untranslated paintings, establishing aspects of Celan's oeuvre by no means ahead of to be had to readers of English. those translations, known as "perfect in language, tune, and spirit" by means of Yehuda Amichai, paintings from the implied premise of what has been known as goal auf die Sprache, providing the spirit of Celan's work--his dense multilingual resonances, his brutal damaged song, syntactic ruptures and dizzying wordplay.

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