Schlagwort: Adam Kirsch

L&Poe Rückblende – Oktober 2001

Thomas Kling lebt und kommt auch im Oktober öfter vor Z.B. hier „Das Abscannen von Gesichtsdaten“ nannte Thomas Kling in seiner Laudatio das poetische Verfahren von Friederike Mayröcker, und es ist, als hätten die jungen Lyriker eine Ahnin im alten Wien gefunden: eine Meisterin…

Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!!

Paul Scheerbart, a German writer whose name is only now becoming familiar to English readers, a hundred years after his death. Scheerbart, born in 1863, was never a major figure in German letters. He was, rather, a literary bohemian—“a mainstay of cafe society” in…

32. Hübscher Aufruhr

Von einem solchen berichtet der Perlentaucher, einem hübschen Aufruhr unter den Dichtern – : … in Großbritannien, wo der BBC-Moderator Jeremy Paxmann diesmal in die Jury des Forward Prize berufen wurde. Das hat sich laut [Adam] Kirsch echt bezahlt gemacht: „Paxmann wurde mit den Worten zitiert,…

31. Adam Kirschs Standpunkt

zur Debatte ist meiner: Nor is it easy to make the case that poetry is more unpopular today than it has been in most of history. There have been periods when poetry was genuinely popular—a significant number of people in nineteenth-century England bought Tennyson’s…

98. Poetry Foundation Celebrates National Poetry Month

Free issues of Poetry, new educational resources, Record-a-Poem, and more   CHICAGO —The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce an exciting array of literary programs and poetry events across the country in celebration of National Poetry Month, April 2013. Poetry Fifty thousand free copies of Poetry’s…

49. Poetry Bailout

In der Süddeutschen Zeitung vom 9.5. schreibt Carlos Spoerhase über ökonomische Metaphern in der amerikanischen Literaturwissenschaft. Dabei geht er auf die Lyriker und Literaturwissenschaftler Adam Kirsch und Charles Bernstein ein: Kirsch deutet den Niedergang der kleinen Buchhandlungen, die Verkleinerung der Kulturteile in den großen…

33. Poet Ilya Kaminsky Appointed Director of Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute

Will lead Poetry Foundation’s ‘think tank’ for two-year term CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ilya Kaminsky as the new director of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute (HMPI). Kaminsky—a poet, critic, and translator—will begin his tenure…

139. Poetry Foundation and NEA Announce Amber Rose Johnson as 2010 National Winner of Poetry Out Loud

High school student receives $20,000 award in national poetry recitation contest WASHINGTON, D.C. — From a competitive field of nearly 325,000 students nationwide, 16-year-old Amber Rose Johnson of Providence, Rhode Island, won the title of 2010 Poetry Out Loud National Champion at the National…

55. Jehuda Halevi

Jehuda Halevi ist vor allem als Dichter bekannt, eine der Leuchtgestalten des sogenannten Goldenen Zeitalters des jüdischen Spanien im 11. und 12. Jahrhundert. Aber wenn man Hillel Halkins neues Buch „Jehuda Halevi “ gelesen hat, wird klar, daß Halevi noch bedeutender ist, als seine…

58. Faschistischer Philister – geliebter Dichter? Philip Larkin

Could Larkin the beloved poet have existed without Larkin the racist cad of a man? fragt Adam Kirsch in der Zeitschrift „The Walrus“. Nämlich after the publication of his selected letters and a biography by Andrew Motion, Philip Larkin suddenly became – in the…

Palgraves Rache

Die gute alte (von den Modernisten geschmähte) Anthologie „Palgrave´s golden treasury“ ist wieder da – erweitert bis in die Gegenwart, showing how Palgrave poetry survived the earthquake of Modernism and continued to thrive up to our own time. / Adam Kirsch, Slate 7.11.02.

Childe Stauffenberg

Elsewhere, the figure of Stefan George inspires a less Shakespearean rhetoric: Contempt is in order: one would give much to see those Frankish rites nobly concluded. Almost, for Childe Stauffenberg, it fell so; but this was tragedy botched, unimagined, within that circle. Medallion-profile of…

Russian poet, English essayist and American citizen

Joseph Brodsky, who died in 1996 at the terribly early age of 55, now enjoys at least three posthumous lives. First, and by far most important, is the Russian poet who was frequently called the best poet of his generation, the heir to Akhmatova,…