1st Edition

Paul Celan's Encounters with Surrealism
Trauma, Translation and Shared Poetic Space

ISBN 9780367602864
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
206 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines the gradual development of Paul Celan's reception of the surrealist texts, including presenting studies of the compositional processes of the translations and of his poetological writings. It provides a valuable insight into his firsthand experience of surrealism.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. ‘Ich werde ziemlich oft des Surrealismus bezichtigt — das ist natürlich Unsinn!’: Paul Celan and Surrealism 2. Translation as Homage: Celan and Éluard's Capitale de la douleur 3. Communicating Vessels: ‘Edgar Jené und der Traum vom Traume’ 4. Writing after the Disaster: Surrealistische Publikationen 5. Der Schatten Schatten sein': Celan's Encounter with Robert Desnos 6. Anders von Mal zu Mal': Celan's Encounter with Paul Éluard 7. In Enis': Shared Poetic Space 8. Conclusion

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