Author: Georg Trakl

Georg Trakl was born in Salzburg, Austria, in 1887. He served as a medical officer during World War I, an experience that led to a suicide attempt. As a lyric poet, he set a dark, introspective tone that deeply influenced the course of German expressionism. He died in 1914 in Kraków, after an overdose of cocaine.

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Poetry. Translated from the German by Daniele Pantano. "Pantano, a renowned poet and translator, has brought both of these talents to bear on his project. His process was to loosely translate all of the poems of Georg Trakl, then order the lines in ...

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