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Author: Monika Rinck

Monika Rinck lives in Berlin. After studies in comparative literature and religion, she attracted attention with her Begriffsstudio, a web site and book (2001) of striking concepts and weird neologisms. Her first book of poems, Verz├╝ckte Distanzen, appeared in 2004, followed by the present volume, zum fernbleiben der umarmung (2007), HELLE VERWIRRUNG / Rincks Ding-und Tierleben (2009), and a book of essays, Ah, das Love- Ding (2006). Her many awards include the Ernst Meister Prize (2008), Arno Reinfrank Prize (2009) and Georg K. Glaser Prize (2010).

to refrain from embracing
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to refrain from embracing

Burning Deck

Poetry. Translated from the German by Nicholas Grindell. With linguistic sophistication and a great deal of self-irony and humor, Rinck sets in tension the most disparate ideas "along with their margins." Her tonal register shifts from harsh to vuln...

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