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Commonplace Book/Translation Tuesday: Paul Celan and Writing Beyond Humanity

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Threadsuns
above the grayblack wastes.
A tree-
high thought
grasps the light-tone: there are
still songs to sing beyond
mankind.

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Jacques Derrida - The Poetic of Paul Celan

“Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid
all looses: language. Yes, language. In spite of everything it
remained secure against loos.”
-Paul Celan… noch 215 Wörter

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Anselm Kiefer

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Anselm Kiefer and Paul Celan's Death Fugue

I was talking recently about the impact of this poem and these monumental pieces by Anselm Kiefer when I saw them at The Royal Academy… noch 428 Wörter

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Soul Revivals, “If You Miss Me,” c. 1975


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Speak, You Also
by Paul Celan (1920-1970, translated from German by Michael Hamburger)

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Threadsuns

Threadsuns
over the grayblack wasteness.
A tree-
high thought
strikes the light-tone: there are
still songs to sing beyond
humankind.

To stand

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