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[PDF / Epub] ✍ Where Have You Been? ☁ Michael Hofmann – S-mebel.pro An adventure with a roving genius of literary criticismMichael Hofmann—poet translator and intellectual vagabond—has established himself as one of the keenest critics of contemporary literature SaAn adventure with a roving genius of literary criticismMichael Hofmann—poet translator and intellectual vagabond—has established himself as one of the keenest critics of contemporary literature Safely nestled between the covers of Where Have You Been? he offers a hand to guide us and an encouraging whisper in our ear leading us on a trip through what to read how to think and why to like And while these essays bear sharp insights that will help us revisit writers with a fresh e.

Ye they are also a story of love between a reader and his treasured books In the thirty essays collected here Hofmann brings his signature wit and sustained critical mastery to a poetic penetrating and candid discussion of the writers and artists of the last hundred years Here are the indispensable poets without which contemporary poetry would be unimaginable—Elizabeth Bishop the poets' poets' poet the ghostly skill of Robert Lowell and the man he calls the greatest English poet.

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  1. Justin Evans Justin Evans says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookI was rather rudely shocked by the first part of this book I knew Hofmann entirely from his translations of German poets eg Gottfried Benn and his glorious destruction of Stefan Zweig in the TLS which is reprinted here and deserves to be


  2. B. B. says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookI only read one chapter my intention from the beginning the one titled 'Sharp Biscuit' Some Thoughts on Translating I wanted to


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    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookI loved this book because Hofman's claim to fame is translation from German and he sprinkles references to German authors and actual German through out I also loved it because I realized I had a set opinion on Ted Hughes Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop This book made me rethink that and go back to the poet's with a clearer eye and a open mind Hofman also reinforced my appreciation of others like Frederick Seidel and Berryman His digressions on Australian poetry and poets was nice He manages to convey joy and excitement like a impressionable novitiate while wrapped in the logic and wisdom of Grand Master


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    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookHaven't read all of this but I know enough to know it's very good Books like this however I prefer to read in parts rather than as a whole Hoffman mostly reviews poetry and the writing though prose is often poetic


  5. Katherine Katherine says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBook35 stars“the urgency and narrowing purpose of midlife what the Germans call ‘Torschlusspanik’ fear of the gate closing” 17“Lowell was prescribed lithium which made it a little easier perhaps to control the symptoms He was upset and bemused by the disproportionate effect of what he termed the ‘lack of a little salt in the brain’” 77“Lowell was able to do this to suggest meaning but not insist on it or fussily encode it” 80 81“At the same time the writing never loses its plausibility; it never looks like Roget’s never proliferates into verbiage never makes mere mud” 86“‘He saw the stewardess back down the aisle Smiling at seat belts’” 92“never arch and is sometimes sublime ‘As bees summarise the garden’” 172 173“Of course I know anthologies aren’t for reading straight through any than cars are for test driving or cosmetics are for lab mice but what else can you do?” 178“‘ra


  6. Holly Holly says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookI wasn't familiar with a couple of the poets Hofmann discussed in Part One of this collection Basil Bunting? but Hofmann's language was something to relish nonetheless Some sentences I read only for their cadences and perfect balance and to participate in his infectious enthusiasm for the word He has turned me on to the poetry of WS Graham Part Two consisted of longer pieces that moved beyond poetry criticism The essay on translation was feisty and I enjoyed how h


  7. World Literature Today World Literature Today says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookActs of English literacy as curative consistently run throughout Where Have You Been? a compilation of twenty five accounts illustrating the intensely personal relationship the writer shares with the written word As with all healing there is pain Most tellingly the first section shows the writers themselves as they piece together the shards of their own lives through writing Andrea Dawn Bryant Leipzig GermanyThis book was reviewed in the November 2015 issue of World Literature Today Read the full review by visiting our website


  8. Tom Hughes Tom Hughes says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookHofmann is a great great translator and this gives him huge credibility as a critic He's super well read and a great critic though I think I would enjoy this if he'd cast his net broadly in this book at least a lot of the articles are about poets I'm probably not actually going to get to


  9. Michael Michael says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBookI’m very glad I read this The writing is amazing The essays themselves arewellodd and interesting The author offers essays on writers I know and writers I don’t know When he is writing about poets I learn a lot He seems to love poetry and poets and his writing about them reveals many surprises to me I read to learn and I learned a lot from this interesting collection of essays


  10. Joseph Joseph says:

    ePUB Where Have You Been? eBook  Where Have PDF/EPUB or ↠ s mebel.pro where ebok, have ebok, been? pdf, Where Have pdf, Where Have You Been? eBooksort of hofmann's what to read list not a book i'd read cover to cover but valuable for his take on several poets that may have escaped your notice added several titlesauthors to my to read list based on these essays and so for that it's worth looking at


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