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Author: Elke Erb

Elke Erb lives in Berlin and is one of the most noted German poets. She has published more than twenty volumes of poetry. Also a book of essays and translations from the Russian (Tsvetaeva, Achmatova, Chlebnikov, etc.). Her many honors include, most recently, the Georg-Trakl and the Ernst-Jandl prizes.

MOUNTAINS IN BERLIN
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MOUNTAINS IN BERLIN

Burning Deck (Dichtung =)

Poetry. "Poetry as an attempt to dynamite petrified structures, poetry as incessant reflective effort, poetry as childlike utopia. Three irreconcilable impulses, perhaps. But perhaps great works come about only in the meeting of the irreconcilable" ...

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The Up and Down of Feet
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The Up and Down of Feet

Burning Deck

Poetry. Translated from the German by Rosmarie Waldrop. MOUNTAINS IN BERLIN, a selection from Erb's early poems (Burning Deck Press, 1995), showed her eye "fixed on the molecule" of life in the German Democratic Republic. Yet her close observation l...

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