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Paul Celan is the preeminent poet of the Holocaust. His chilling, haunted verse, evocative and agonizingly spare, is among the essential writing of the modern age. Paul Celan: 70 Poems is a portable selection of some of his most essential work, translated by Michael Hamburger (1924-2007), who for more than thirty years has provided the English-speaking world with the truest access to Celan's oeuvre.

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"Hamburger's starkly graceful selected translations [of Celan]...remain the best available."--

About the Author

Paul Celan was a poet and translator born in the East European province of Bukovina. Soon after his parents, German-speaking Jews, had perished at the hands of the Nazis, Celan wrote the poem "Todesfuge" ("Deathfugue"), which depicted life in a German concentration camp.Michael Hamburger (1924-2007) wrote many collections of poetry and criticism. Other notable translations include Baudelaire's Twenty Prose Poems. He received the European Translation Prize for

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892554249
Author:
Celan, Paul
Publisher:
Persea Books
Author:
Hamburger, Michael
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 in

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