Difficulty offers possibilities for switch and creativity: Adorno's recognized dictum that writing poetry after Auschwitz will be barbaric has haunted discourse on poetics, yet has additionally given upward thrust to poetic and theoretical acts of resistance. The essays during this quantity talk about postwar poetics by way of new poetological instructions and territory instead of in basic terms destruction of traditions. Embedded within the discourse prompted through Adorno, the volume's foci contain the paintings of Paul Celan, Gottfried Benn, and Ingeborg Bachmann. different German writers mentioned are Ilse Aichinger, Rose Auslander, Charlotte Beradt, Thomas Kling, Heiner Muller, and Nelly Sachs; concrete poetry can also be taken care of. the ultimate part bargains comparative perspectives of the poetics of ecu literary figures equivalent to Jean Paul Sartre, Andre Malraux, and Danilo Kis and a attention of the aesthetics of Claude Lanzmann's movie Shoah. participants: Chris Bezzel, Manuel Braganca, Gisela Dischner, Rudiger Gorner, Stefan Hajduk, Gert Hofmann, Aniela Knoblich, Rachel MagShamhrain, Marton Marko, Elaine Martin, Barry Murnane, Marko Pajevic, Tatjana Petzer, Renata Plaice, Annette Runte, Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa, Michael Shields, Peter Tame.
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