Of Entirety Say the Sentence

Like his subject matter Meister s writing is ominous, intangible and inescapable Publishers Weekly The translators of Wallless Space were brave to take on Meister s dense and unusual poetry, and so far their work has been excellent Foust and Frederick have preserved the phonetic elements of Meister s verse assonance, alliteration, rhyme, anaphora without sacrific Like his subject matter Meister s writing is ominous, intangible and inescapable Publishers Weekly The translators of Wallless Space were brave to take on Meister s dense and unusual poetry, and so far their work has been excellent Foust and Frederick have preserved the phonetic elements of Meister s verse assonance, alliteration, rhyme, anaphora without sacrificing the poet s distilled diction and powerfully short dimeter and trimeter lines Christopher Shannon, Words Without BordersOne of the last books by post war German poet and Georg B chner Prize winner Ernst Meister and the third to be translated into English by poet Graham Foust and scholar Samuel Frederick Of Entirety Say the Sentence is his most expansive book With rich allusions to H lderlin and Celan, these poems are staggering in their scope of mortality, time, and infinity.Mankindhas his song to sing,and even though I amshaken by the world s silence,I don t want to fling anythingover the crown of his head.Ernst Meister 1911 1979 was born in Hagen, Germany He was posthumously awarded the most prestigious award for German literature, the Georg B chner Prize.Graham Foust is the author of several collections of poetry, including To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems Flood Editions, April 2013 He teaches at the University of Denver.Samuel Frederick is the author of Narratives Unsettled Digression in Robert Walser, Thomas Bernhard, and Adalbert Stifter Northwestern University Press, 2012 He is an assistant professor of German at the Pennsylvania State University.
Of Entirety Say the Sentence Like his subject matter Meister s writing is ominous intangible and inescapable Publishers Weekly The translators of Wallless Space were brave to take on Meister s dense and unusual poetry and so fa

  • Title: Of Entirety Say the Sentence
  • Author: Ernst Meister Graham Foust Samuel Frederick
  • ISBN: 9781940696164
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Of Entirety Say the Sentence”

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *