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Novemberland (1996) [Collection]
by GŁnter Grass Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

These fifty-four poems, spanning four decades, depict a landscape at once recognizably mundane and grotesquely surreal. Grass's spirited humor and linguistic creativity transcend the cant of political poetry. The German originals face the translation.

Contents:

  • Flag of Poland
  • Lament on Black Ice
  • Prophets' Fare
  • Quarrel
  • Construction Work
  • V for Volant Bird
  • Nursery Rhyme
  • The Scarecrows
  • Magical Exercise with the Brides of Christ
  • Racine Has His Coat of Arms Altered
  • Poultry in the Central Cemetery
  • The Curtain Sermon
  • Between Marathon and Athens
  • On White Paper
  • The Great Rubblewoman Speaks
  • Yes
  • Writing
  • Ivy - The Growth Rate of Immortality
  • Double Portrait
  • The Firstborn
  • Tour de France
  • Sunday Morning
  • Decadence
  • The Whip
  • United Germany Festival, March
  • Love Tested
  • But Still
  • Your Ear
  • As Though without Reason
  • Scenic Madrigal
  • Comforted
  • Demeter
  • How I See Myself
  • At the End
  • Too Much
  • Both
  • The Lie
  • Kinds of Death
  • Coffin Nails
  • My Shoe
  • Our Litter Which
  • Leave-taking (from Die Rattin, 1986)
  • What's Ours
  • Novemberland
  • Late Sunflowers
  • All Souls
  • Gale Warning
  • Before the First Sunday in Advent
  • Unplanned
  • Persistent Rain
  • The Fortress Grows
  • Defoliated
  • After Brief Illness
  • In Clear Perspective
  • Who's Coming?

Original title: Novemberland: Selected Poems 1956-1993
Original languages: German

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Genre: PoetryVerse


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Edition #1: Novemberland

Novemberland (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Hamburger
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Novemberland (1996)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company
ISBN: 0151001774
Pages: 176

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