Fathomsuns and Benightedby Paul Celan
Paul Celan is the greatest German-language poet after Rilke. "Fathomsuns," published in 1968, is his longest collection and one of his most ambitious. "Benighted" is a sequence of 11 poems. These works show Celan at his most provocative and unassimilable.
- Carcanet Press, Limited
- Publication date:
- Sales rank:
- Product dimensions:
- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Meet the Author
Paul Celan was born in Bukowina, Romania, in 1920. His parents died at the hands of the German army in 1942. He escaped, survived a period in a labor camp, and eventually settled in Paris where he taught and wrote. He received the Büchner Prize, Germany's most prestigious literary award, before he died by suicide in 1970.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >