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Author: Michael Hofmann
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of reviews and critical writings from one of our foremost poets. Hofmann looks east to the writers of the other Europe and westwards to the American scene. Figures discussed include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Reviews
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 0571195237 9780571195237
OCLC Number: 46694001
Description: xiii, 321 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Wallace Stevens --
Frederick Seidel --
Randall Jarrell: Poetry --
Randall Jarrell: Letters --
John Berryman --
Robert Lowell's prose --
Weldon Kees --
Elizabeth Bishop: Prose --
Elizabeth Bishop: Letters --
Frank O'Hara --
C.K. Williams --
Rilke: Poetry and letters --
Rilke: Life and uncollected poems --
Gottfried Benn --
Georg Trakl --
Bertolt Brecht: Life --
Bertolt Brecht: Letters, poems and songs --
Paul Celan --
Anna Akhmatova --
Joseph Brodsky --
Max Beckmann and Joseph Brodsky --
Eugenio Montale --
Ian Hamilton --
Tom Paulin --
Paul Muldoon --
Seamus Heaney --
Otto Dix --
Anselm Kiefer --
Egon Schiele --
George Grosz --
Edvard Munch --
Arturo Di Stefano --
Pericles --
Eugene O'Neill --
Ödön von Horváth --
Thomas Bernhard --
Friedrich Dürrenmatt --
Voyager --
Wings of Desire --
Until the end of the world --
Sacrifice --
James Buchan --
Malcolm Lowry: Letters and studies --
Malcolm Lowry: Life and poetry --
Paul Bowles --
Christa Wolf --
Gert Hofmann --
Wolfgang Koeppen --
Bohumil Hrabal --
Adam Czerniawski, Jakov Lind, Manes Sperber --
George Konrad --
Péter Nádas --
Taduesz Konwicki --
Robert Musil --
Joseph Roth --
Ryszard Kapuściński.
Responsibility: Michael Hofmann.
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"[Hofmann] offers startling insights . . . Poetic in his praise and wittily scathing in his criticism, he writes with unwavering brilliance and subtle charm." --Christina Patterson, "The Sunday Read more...

 
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