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Ernest Wichner, Oskar Pastior
Collected Works, Volume 4
When Oskar Pastior posthumously received the Georg Büchner Prize in 2006, a larger audience finally took notice of the most passionately innovative, playful and witty German-speaking poet. The ... More about this title
The creativity with which Oskar Pastior uses language is inexhaustible, as is the diversity of lyrical forms that fuel his imagination. Villanella & Pantum could be, like Beauty and the Beast, a ... More about this title
"Give me back my heart", says one of Jutta Richter's love poems, "that small, wild animal I laid at your feet". A tone reminiscent of Erich Kästner, but infused with a generous portion of female ... More about this title
Philip Waechter, Eugen Roth
Throw out your old encyclopaedia and let Eugen Roth explain the animal kingdom! In Small Book of Animals he turns his attention to fauna, with his usual light-hearted wisdom, humour and ... More about this title
For almost a decade-and-a-half and with four collections of poems, Evelyn Schlag has been a predominant voice in contemporary poetry. Love and nature are the central topics of her verse, ... More about this title
After Hotels and Tropen, the new volume of poems by Raoul Schrott embraces an unexpected combination of concepts: holiness, hunting and love. Poetry with the "power to shake the walls of the ... More about this title
A joint project by writer W.G. Sebald and painter Jan Peter Tripp, in preparation for a long time and now published posthumously.
W.G. Sebald, the writer, was a lifelong admirer of ... More about this title
"From the heated brow / sweat must freely flow…" Even amongst Schiller's contemporaries, "Das Lied von der Glocke" met with derision as well as admiration: "One of Schiller's poems, the "Song ... More about this title
»More than a prentice work, almost a masterpiece«, wrote Harald Hartung in the F.A.Z. when Armin Senser's first volume of poems was published in 1999. With his new book, Senser continues the ... More about this title
"This is no comedy but its beginning / And there is nothing no-one has not missed". With biting irony Armin Senser begins his survey of a millennium barely begun. Senser's new collection of poems ... More about this title
"Every poem needs its resting place in the sensual, its reference points in the familiar", says Armin Senser and so his poems always start with a picture, an event or a form from the visible ... More about this title
Born in Sofia, Tzveta Sofronieva is at home in many different worlds: in Berlin, where the physics graduate now lives and works, in her Bulgarian homeland, but also in the USA and Asia. Well ... More about this title
Henrike Wilson, Anu Stohner
Little bears don't like to go to bed. Or at least they want to play a going-tosleep-game before bedtime. Just like children do.
Little Bear is always the fastest when it comes to ... More about this title
Robinson Jeffers, the poet of the American West Coast, lived from 1887 to 1962. With his wife, Una, he left the city and settled on a windswept crag by the Pacific Ocean. He became famous for his ... More about this title
Everybody knows some poems. Our minds teem with verses: from nursery rhymes, songs, advertisements and God knows where. So where does the widespread dislike of poetry originate? Is it the ... More about this title
The Three Concealed Ones
A year in Rome; it’s hardly surprising that such an acutely sensitive and perceptive poet as Jan Wagner approaches this delightful new challenge with anything less than his habitual ... More about this title
Four Cycles of Poems
Four cycles of poems by a great artist, long out of print and now collected in one volume. Chansons and love songs that go to the heart and remain in the mind.
Long out of print and ... More about this title
The individual's relationship to the Creator has always been central to Paul Wühr's work, and the poet's latest book, published in time for his 80th birthday in 2007, extends his radical and ... More about this title
Paul Wühr's »dedication poems« to friends and companions reveal a different side of one of Germany's most interesting poets.
Paul Wühr, perhaps the most original and imaginative ... More about this title
A demonstration of the persuasiveness that poetry can muster even in our own era. Paul Wühr's large-scale poetic cycle, Venus im Pudel, provides new insights into male/female relationships, the ... More about this title