Beckmann Variations & Other Poems Michael Heller

ISBN: 9781848610873

Published: March 15th 2010

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80 pages


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Beckmann Variations & Other Poems  by  Michael Heller

Beckmann Variations & Other Poems by Michael Heller
March 15th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 80 pages | ISBN: 9781848610873 | 10.44 Mb

Poetry. Ekphrasis, that ancient mode found in Homers description of Achilles shield or Keats Grecian Urn, is here transformed in Michael Hellers meditations in poetry and prose on work by the painter Max Beckmann. Heller navigates, sometimes withMorePoetry. Ekphrasis, that ancient mode found in Homers description of Achilles shield or Keats Grecian Urn, is here transformed in Michael Hellers meditations in poetry and prose on work by the painter Max Beckmann. Heller navigates, sometimes with Yeats as his Virgil, through a gallery of Beckmanns pictures, seeing them as uniquely bringing home contemporary civilizations catastrophic impulses (as if days were not for sanity), impulses at once horrific and unsettling yet strangely beautiful and restorative.



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