Autumn Sonata: Selected Poems
Georg Trakl's poems are considered some of the most difficult for any translator to tackle; his German is dense and sometimes almost impenetrable. Daniel Simko's collection Autumn Sonata, has been lauded for the "simplicity and directness" of its translations, accomplished with out sacrificing the drama of Trakl's rich imagery.Suffering from manic depressive episodes and h...more
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dark period in my own life. His poetic language is truly original and possess an Unearthly atmosphere.
Compared to the other expressionistic poets, he`s language is the most suggestive, and one of the Profoundest in early modernism in General.