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Gottfried Benn and his critics

Augustinus Petrus Dierick

Gottfried Benn and his critics

major interpretations, 1912-1992

by Augustinus Petrus Dierick

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Published by Camden House in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benn, Gottfried, 1886-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-193) and index.

    StatementAugustinus P. Dierick.
    SeriesLiterary criticism in perspective
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2603.E46 Z5874 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1715839M
    ISBN 101879751259
    LC Control Number92018223

    Michael Hofmann is an acclaimed poet, translator, and critic. He has published six books of poetry and has translated more than sixty books from the German, including Gottfried Benn's Impromptus: Selected Poems and Some Prose, as well as works by Ernst Jünger, Franz Kafka, and Joseph esthetic-tokyo.com criticism appears regularly in the London Review of Books, The New York Review of Books, and esthetic-tokyo.coms: 1. Photo courtesy of Rae Armantrout. Independent, skeptical, laconic, and always lyrical, Rae Armantrout is a poet of wit and precision. Her poems are typically built of brief sections and short lines in which every word and syllable has been carefully weighed and placed.

    Aug 15,  · Fog is a fresh new translation of the Spanish writer Miguel de Unamuno’s Niebla, first published in An early example of modernism’s challenge to the conventions of nineteenth-century realist fiction, Fog shocked critics but delighted readers with its formal experimentation and existential themes. This revolutionary novel anticipates the work of Sartre, Borges, Pirandello, Nabokov. book has that effect on the reader. The first is an over-identification with the subject. This biography is full of mood – anger, grief, sentimentality, and a string of broken hearts – but the mood is always Benn’s, and so too are the phrases which create or defuse the mood. The Author: Hugh Ridley.

    From , Benn regularly exhibited in Paris art salons. His works were highly praised by critics and won public recognition. Six one-man shows in the s at private art galleries in Paris are yet another indication of his success. During this period, he was also active in book design. During the German occupation of France, Benn went into. The great German modernists who were his contemporaries mostly disdained him: “A little man,” according to the poet Gottfried Benn; “He displays the foibles of a greater writer than he.


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Biography and work Family and beginnings. Gottfried Benn was born in a Lutheran country parsonage, a few hours from Berlin, the son and grandson of pastors in Mansfeld, now part of Putlitz in the district of Prignitz, Brandenburg. He was educated in Sellin in the Neumark and Frankfurt an der esthetic-tokyo.com please his father, he studied theology at the University of Marburg and military medicine at.

Get this from a library. Gottfried Benn and his critics: major interpretations, [Augustinus Petrus Dierick]. Apr 06,  · In other words, the career of Gottfried Benn is a case study in disgrace.

And now the international reader, whose acquaintance with Benn might have otherwise been as fragmentary as a. Reception. Benn had an enormous literary influence on German poetry and verse-making immediately before World War I (as an Expressionist) and even after World War II (as the 'Static' poet).

[12] He was referred to in Günter Grass's book, My Century, meeting with his ideological opposite, Bertolt Brecht, shortly before both of them died in the summer of Gottfried Benn by Gottfried Benn (Book) Snow from broken eyes: cocaine in the lives and Gottfried Benn and his critics: Gottfried Benn () earned his medical degree in and began publishing poems two years later.

Gottfried Benn was a German poet, essayist, and physician. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times. — Biography and work — Family and beginnings — Gottfried Benn was born in a Lutheran country parsonage, a few hours from Berlin, the son and.

Gottfried Benn Since his death, critics and biographers have striven to make sense of the complicated evolution of Benn's political sympathies, resulting in ongoing disagreement over. Gottfried Benn (2 May – 7 July ) was a German poet, essayist, and physician.

He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times. Gottfried Benn was born in a Lutheran country parsonage, a few hours from Berlin, the son and grandson of pastors in Mansfeld, now part of Putlitz. In the summer ofWolfgang Willrich, a member of the SS, lampooned Benn in his book Säuberung des Kunsttempels; Heinrich Himmler, however, stepped in to reprimand Willrich and defended Benn on the grounds of his good record since (his earlier artistic output being irrelevant).Benn, Gottfried: Gender: M.

After the war, Benn's work was received enthusiastically by the German public. This poem is from his first book, "Morgue" (), which at the time shocked and revolted both critics and the public.

Note the stark detail and the use of medical metonymy in the substitution of organs (wombs and. He was referred to in Günter Grass's book, My Century, meeting with his ideological opposite, Bertolt Brecht shortly before both of them died in the summer of It is unclear if this meeting ever occurred in reality, or if it is purely symbolic.

Gottfried Benn and his Critics: Major Interpretations by Augustinus P. Dierick. home table of content united architects – essays table of content all sites Benn, Gottfried German, – The importance of the essay form varied with each period in Gottfried Benn’s life.

He particularly favored prose in situations of crisis; his use of the essay in the crucial period of the s, for example, is not. One of the most striking phenomena of German literature during the postwar period is the sudden rise to prominence of Gottfried Benn, who published his first book—a volume of brutal, Expressionist poems called Morgue—in Curiously enough, it is not his poetry that has catapulted him into notoriety.

Since the end of the war, Benn has published a series of prose works of indistinct. Never Lonelier. Never lonelier than in August: hour of plenitude—in the country the red and golden tassels, but where is your pleasure garden.

Soft skies and sparkling lakes, the healthy sheen of fields, but where is the pomp and display of the empire you represent.

Everything lays claim to happiness, swaps glances, swaps rings. Orpheus Reborn Gottfried Benn's Orpheus' Death by Hugh Ridley It is no surprise to find Gottfried Benn, one of the most distinguished and (more unusually) long lived poets of the German Expressionist generation,1 using classical myths prominently in his major post-war collection Statische Gedichte (Static Poems, ).2 Titles such as '5.

In a letter exchange with Gottfried Benn, whose ambivalence towards Nazi rule was well known, Klaus expressed concern about his continued membership in the national German academy of writers, pointing out the moral dilemma it posed, even urging him to leave the Nationality: United States.

Jul 16,  · Dieser Sammelband zu Gottfried Keller würdigt den Jahrestag der Publikation des ersten Bandes der Leute von Seldwyla und berücksichtigt die neue historisch-kritische Ausgabe von Kellers Werken, herausgegeben unter der Leitung von Walter Morgenthaler ().

Der Band enthält zwölf Beiträge von elf Autoren, die den Novellenzyklus von verschiedenen Seiten aus esthetic-tokyo.com: Apr 01,  · Drawing a parallel between Benn's estrangement from the Nazis and Brecht's disillusionment in the GDR, Karcher interprets Benn's 'Den jungen Leuten' as a statement of disappointed hopes and an attempt to mislead his critics.

Insisting that Benn's later works sprang from personal embitterment that the Nazis had not honoured his commitment to the. The first poem in Gottfried Benn's first book, Morgue () - written in an hour, published in a week, and notorious ever after, or so the poet claimed - with its scandalous closing image of an aster sewn into a corpse by a playful medical student, set him on his celebrated path.

Jan 01,  · In his title, Martin Travers sets up a dramatic opposition between modernity and its critics, but in the book itself he does too little to explore the precise qualities of modernity. He fails to explore the ways in which anguish about the contemporary moment might itself be wholly modern, [End Page ] or the pertinence of conservative.

In the follow-up to the well-received Animal Poems, Pug: And Other Animal Poems examines a wide range of animal behavior, from the fleetingness of a fly sipping spilled milk to the constant steely presence of a powerful bull; the greedy meal of a street rat to a cat's quiet gift of a dead mouse on the doorstep.

Steve Jenkins's bright collage art brings these small moments to life/5.One of the most striking phenomena of German postwar literature is the sudden rise to prominence of Gottfried Benn. By no means a new or undiscovered writer, Benn published his first book—a volume of brutal, Expressionist poems called Morgue —inand he has been known ever since, to a small circle of readers, as a mordant satirist who.The second part concerns Germany and Romania, with essays on Ernst Juenger, Gottfried Benn, Erich Kahler, E.

M. Cioran, and others. The volume concludes with essays on problems of literary criticism, in dialogue with such critics as Gary Saul Morson, Ian Watt, T. S. Eliot, and R. P. Blackmur.