Selected Poems by Michael HofmannSelected Poems by Michael Hofmann

Selected Poems

byMichael Hofmann

Paperback | April 29, 2008

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Michael Hofmann's poems have been widely admired, notably for their gift of compressed and vividly pointed reportage, and the collision course of words and dictions that his poetry characteristically provokes. His subject-matter has been equally individual, including his remarkable and complex series of 'father-poems', his subtle portraiture of the lives of others, East and West, together with his acerbic impressionism of contemporary England, and his exploration of Adorno's injunction that 'it is part of morality not to be at home in one's home'.
Michael Hofmann was born in 1957 in Freiburg, Germany, and came to England in 1961. He has published four volumes of poems and won a Cholmondeley Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for poetry. His translations have won many awards, including the Independent's Foreign Fiction Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the P.E.N...
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Title:Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:April 29, 2008Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571237746

ISBN - 13:9780571237746

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