Andrei Codrescu





Andrei Codrescu

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December 20, 1946

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Andrei Codrescu is a Romanian-born American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for National Public Radio. He was Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009.


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“Nostalgia is masochism and masochism is something masochists love to share.”
Andrei Codrescu, New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

“It's still a mystery to me exactly how I learned the language. [But] I was 19 years old and I had very urgent things to tell girls.”
Andrei Codrescu

“Nosferatu is the daddy of modern American sex.”
Andrei Codrescu, The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara & Lenin Play Chess

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