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To the Silenced
Stone's new translation of some of Georg Trakl's finest work--complete with introductory essays and commentary--is a volume which promises to rekindle interest in the work of this seminal Austrian poet.
Paperback, 165 pages
Published November 7th 2005 by ARC Publications
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The task set themselves by most major European poets of expressing what it feels like to be alive in any one epoch does not, on the whole, apply to the poetry of Georg Trakl. The world outside was always something seemingly out of joint, screened off from his conscious awareness of it. His human existence appears to us now like a fragment of unearthly phenomena, which never could consist of the sum of its parts. Instead, he lived his life inside the body of a self already lost. His poems on the ...more