Pied Poets: Contemporary Verse of the Transylvanian & Danube
Publisher: Forest Books (December 31, 1990)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6 MB
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Sixteen German-Romanian poets are presented in bilingual format. After 5 centuries of existence, this `fifth German literature'...has come to an end...Elsie has made a remarkable selection from these various poets to introduce the reader to their tremendous poetic energy and great thematic variety. The poets included are not necessarily the reflection of the cultural and esthetic orientation of a particular geography...but rather poets who during the last twenty-five years have come to be considered as the zenith of German poetry in Romania. Each...speaks with a strong personal poetic voice, often linked to linguistic and semantic innovations that remind the reader of Paul Celan--World Literature Today.