Glottal Stop: 101 Poems of Paul Celan

Glottal Stop: 101 Poems of Paul Celan

Paul Celan, Nikolai Popov, Heather McHugh


Paul Celan s widely known because the maximum and so much studied post-war eu poet. immediately not easy and hugely worthwhile, his poetry dominates the sector within the aftermath of the Holocaust. this option of poems, now to be had in paper for the 1st time, is made from formerly untranslated paintings, beginning aspects of Celan's oeuvre by no means sooner than on hand to readers of English. those translations, known as "perfect in language, track, and spirit" through Yehuda Amichai, paintings from the implied premise of what has been referred to as purpose 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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