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the invisible American English erasure of the Jews

Now, one has to ask, however, whether one actually comes into contact with “Jewish culture” when one reads “ἀσπάσασθε ἀλλήλους ἐν φιλήματι ἁγίῳ. ἀσπάζονται ὑμᾶς αἱ ἐκκλησίαι πᾶσαι τοῦ Χριστοῦ” or “Berilah salam satu dengan yang lain dengan cium kudus. noch 724 Wörter


Paul Celan, "Ice, Eden"

There is a country Lost,
a moon grows in its reeds,
where all that died of frost
as we did, glows and sees.

It sees, for it has eyes, noch 45 Wörter


Inge and Paul

So much of the Second World War is unimaginable, but constant depictions have made us grow used to its horrors. For me at least, this makes parts of its aftermath more unimaginable still. noch 1.206 Wörter


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


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

über der grauschwartzen Ödnis. noch 40 Wörter


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


Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer is a world renowned painter and sculptor, born in Germany on March 8, 1945. He works with a variety of materials such as ash, straw, mud, shellac, lead and even diamonds. noch 638 Wörter


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