[Cz-L] A Death Tango for a Broken World

From: Edgar Hauster <bconcept_at_hotmail.com_at_nowhere.org>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2017 07:30:52 +0000
To: Czernowitz Discussion Group <czernowitz-l_at_cornell.edu>
Reply-To: Edgar Hauster <bconcept_at_hotmail.com>


Seventy years ago today, on May 2, 1947, Paul Celan's "Todesfuge" appeared in Romanian language under the title "Tangoul Mortii", published by the weekly newspaper "Contemporanul" from Bucharest. On this occasion the leading German newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" released a most enlightening article on the genesis and reception of this most famous poem:


The image of the "Contemporanul", May 2, 1947 edition is - by courtesy of Irene Fishler - just one click away:


For those, who don't read German or Romanian, but nevertheless would like to learn more about the "Deathfugue", please visit "Balck Milk", a site solely dedicated to Paul Celan's poem:


Here you are going to find the poem offered to you into as many as thirteen languages: German, Romanian, English, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Spanish, Hebrew, Danish, Swedish, Serbo-Croatian.

Edgar Hauster

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