The cultural policy of the new State didn't turn out the way he hoped, and in June Hans Friederich Blunck replaced Benn as head of the Academy's poetry section. He lived quietly, refraining from public criticism of the Nazi party, but wrote that the bad conditions of the system "gave me the latter punch" and stated in a letter that the developments presented a "dreadful tragedy! In May the SS magazine Das Schwarze Korps attacked his expressionist and experimental poetry as degenerate , Jewish, and homosexual.
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In the Reichsschrifttumskammer the National Socialist authors' association banned Benn from further writing. After the war, his work was banned by the Allies because of his initial support for Hitler. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gottfried Benn.
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Woodings Harpercollins, , p. Ashton Ed. Gottfried-Benn-Gesellschaft e. German-language literature. Austrian writers German writers Liechtenstein writers Swiss writers in German Reformation era literature. Namespaces Article Talk. Return to Book Page. Gottfried Benn was by training a doctor who came to specialize in the treatment of venereal diseases.
An ambivalent figure who stayed in Germany under the Nazis but was himself repressed by them, Benn came to be considered a great national writer after the war. While Supervert considers Benn mostly overrated, his early Expressionist verse — particularly the Mor Gottfried Benn was by training a doctor who came to specialize in the treatment of venereal diseases. While Supervert considers Benn mostly overrated, his early Expressionist verse — particularly the Morgue cycle — is matchless for its economy, precision, and irony.
Walter Kaufmann, the famous translator of Nietzsche, wrote that its "shocking power," which was "far greater than that of most beatnik poetry," was due to the "brutal honesty of an unprecedented perception. Get A Copy.
More Details Edition Language. Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Sep 25, Meen rated it it was amazing Recommended to Meen by: A reading of German poets at the library.
Shelves: dark-scary-or-mysterious-shit , own-it , la-poesie. This is the one that floored me at the mostly dreary poetry reading that night: A Fine Childhood The mouth of a girl who had long lain in the reeds looked so chewed up. When we finally broke the torso, the esophagus was so full of holes. Finally in a bower under the diaphragm we found a nest of young rats. One little sister rat lay dead.
The others were living off liver and kidney, drinking the cold blood and enjoying a fine childhood.
And fine and fast was their death too: we threw the whole bunch into wat This is the one that floored me at the mostly dreary poetry reading that night: A Fine Childhood The mouth of a girl who had long lain in the reeds looked so chewed up. And fine and fast was their death too: we threw the whole bunch into water. Oh, how those little snouts squeaked!
No pude sino saberme disuelta. Llegaste demasiado tarde o demasiado temprano. Al tiempo, acepto la maravilla. Estos poemas lo son. Debo confesar que este libro me ha deslumbrado. La suciedad del mundo se ve iluminada por la voz del poeta, y los prejuicios sobre la belleza y el arte son puestos en entredicho. Cosa que se agradece.
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Sep 20, Jacob Vorstrup Goldman rated it it was amazing. This little spit-covered kidney stone is available online just google the publisher , and is probably worth reading 10 times or so. Blood-soaked death summaries with a serving of grindstone. Systematic tightness and an economy as rich as the Peoples Republic of North Korea.
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