By Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
Drawing on 4 a long time of labor and together with new poems released right here for the 1st time, this option of Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s poetry screens the extreme luminosity attribute of her style—its gentle, meticulous commentary, nice scenic mind's eye, and weird measure of convenience with states of indetermination, contingency, and flux.
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Drawing on 4 a long time of labor and together with new poems released the following for the 1st time, this feature of Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s poetry monitors the extreme luminosity attribute of her style—its soft, meticulous remark, nice scenic mind's eye, and strange measure of convenience with states of indetermination, contingency, and flux.
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I would like to emphasize the fact that here an indirect dialogue was engaged with André Breton: “Did I preach against an autonomous art? But the same thing did M. indd 34 9/24/12 10:57 AM Benjamin Fondane’s First Years in Paris 35 discussion in relation with a book he wrote on Stravinsky; both Rimbaud and Jacques Rivière were mentioned again at that point. The first, to ascertain the “dynamical” character of the modern work of art, “Rimbaud fit de la poésie en marche”; de Schloezer said about Stravinsky’s music that it was a depersonalized force flowing as a thunderous water stream (“torrent sonore”), not at all an emanation of the artist but in spite of him.
All in all, the book was to comprise at least nine chapters. ”). As we can see, Benjamin Fondane began to write about the French literary and artistic landscape in 1925, at a time he was still very much involved with the Romanian cultural world. indd 29 9/24/12 10:56 AM 30 Benjamin Fondane biographies and bibliographic lists. I kept asking Maxy to do it for a whole year but he did not do it. ”16 From all these writings I try, hesitantly and cautiously, to reconstruct Fondane’s intellectual profile at this turning point in his life.
Cocteau was now a celebrity not only in the literary domain but in the arts and music worlds as well, and engaged also in a dialogue on religious matters with Jacques Maritain as he was on the way to become a born-again Christian. ”12 In fact, the article was less about Cocteau and much more about the Parisian cultural landscape—music, theater, and poetry (Max Jacob is explicitly mentioned)—during the mid-1920s. indd 28 9/24/12 10:56 AM Benjamin Fondane’s First Years in Paris 29 wrote about cinema during the same year as well as about his earlier hero, the poet Tudor Arghezi.