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Georg Trakl (1887–1914)

Autor(a) de Autumn Sonata

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About the Author

Georg Trakl was born to a family of wealthy industrialists in Salzburg. He proved a poor student and was unable to embark on the professional career his family intended for him. As a young man he grew increasingly morose, indulging heavily in hallucinogenic drugs and alcohol. He apprenticed himself mostrar mais to a pharmacist, a trade that guaranteed him easy access to drugs. In 1912 he received the patronage of Ludwig Flicker, which enabled him to devote much of his time to poetry. Trakl went on to publish two small collections of poems, Gedichte (Poems) (1913) and Sebastian im Traum (Sebastian in a Dream) (1914). In 1914 he joined the army. After the battle of Grodek, for which his last and most famous poem is named, Trakl was assigned to look after 90 badly wounded soldiers. Unable to help them, he experienced a mental breakdown. A short while later, he died of an overdose of cocaine, possibly deliberately. Trakl's poetry is narrow in range, though intense. His verse consists almost entirely of elegies and laments, in which mythic images are held together by slow yet pronounced rhythms. Trakl himself described poetry as an "imperfect penance" for "unabsolved guilt."Rilke wrote in a letter to Erhard Buschbeck, "In the history of the poem Trakl's books are important contributions to the liberation of the poetic image. They seem to have mapped out a new dimension of the spirit and to have disproved that prejudice which judges all poetry only in terms of feeling and content, as if in the direction of lament there were only lament---but here too there is world again." (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Georg Trakl

Autumn Sonata (1998) 89 cópias
Poems and Prose: A Bilingual Edition (2001) 80 cópias, 1 resenha
Das dichterische Werk. (1977) 74 cópias
Die Dichtungen (1938) 41 cópias
Selected Poems (1968) 36 cópias
The Poems of Georg Trakl (2006) 35 cópias
Sebastian Dreaming (1831) 26 cópias
Gedichte (1964) — Poet — 24 cópias
Werke, Entwürfe, Briefe (1984) 24 cópias
Gedichte (1974) 21 cópias
Twenty Poems (1961) 18 cópias
Fünfzig Gedichte (2001) 17 cópias
Poesie (1990) 16 cópias
Le poesie (1989) 16 cópias
Crépuscule et déclin (1990) 14 cópias
Obras completas (1969) 14 cópias, 1 resenha
Dichtungen und Briefe (1970) 12 cópias
Poèmes I (2001) 10 cópias
Poèmes II (2001) 10 cópias
Helian och andra dikter (1978) 7 cópias
Poems (2021) 6 cópias
Gesang des Abgeschiedenen (1913) 5 cópias
POESIA COMPLETA (2010) 4 cópias
EN CAMINO. UNTERWEGS (2010) 4 cópias
Verlassenheit 3 cópias, 1 resenha
Herkenningen : vertaalde gedichten (1981) — Autor — 3 cópias
Achtzig Gedichte (2011) 3 cópias
La notte e altre poesie (2008) 3 cópias
Poemas 3 cópias
Sebastian i draum (2019) 3 cópias
Gedichten keuze uit zijn poëzie 3 cópias, 1 resenha
Georg Trakl Gedichten (1990) 3 cópias
Dødens nærhet (2002) 2 cópias
Åpenbaring og undergang (1974) 2 cópias
Der Herbst des Einsamen (1966) 2 cópias
Liriche scelte (1991) 2 cópias
Dal calice d'oro 1 exemplar(es)
Poesie Edizione bilingue 1 exemplar(es)
AKŞAMLARI KALBİM 1 exemplar(es)
トラークル全集 (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Il canto dell'esule (2003) 1 exemplar(es)
Sinine silmapilk (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Grodek. Antología. 1 exemplar(es)
Jesień Duszy 1 exemplar(es)
Poesías 1 exemplar(es)
ORAKL (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Georg Trakl, A Profile 1 exemplar(es)
Helian et autres poèmes 1 exemplar(es)
Quinze poèmes 1 exemplar(es)
Vingt-quatre poèmes (1978) 1 exemplar(es)
Georg Trakl: Die Dichtungen (1938) 1 exemplar(es)
George Trakl Poems 1 exemplar(es)
San i pomračenje 1 exemplar(es)
Gedichte (1964) 1 exemplar(es)
Die junge Magd 1 exemplar(es)
Predvorje pakla 1 exemplar(es)
Poèmes majeurs (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
A halál hét éneke (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
Gedichte (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
Jesień Duszy 1 exemplar(es)
Decline : twelve poems 1 exemplar(es)
Mod midnat 1 exemplar(es)
Gesamtausgabe 1 exemplar(es)
Gedichte vor dem Grossen Krieg (1987) 1 exemplar(es)
San zla 1 exemplar(es)
Akşam Vakti 1 exemplar(es)
Sebastian in Dream 1 exemplar(es)
Poeme - Dichtungen 1 exemplar(es)
Wiosna duszy 1 exemplar(es)
Vingt poèmes de Georg Trakl (2006) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuinte — 452 cópias, 1 resenha
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Contribuinte — 338 cópias, 2 resenhas
Poems Bewitched and Haunted (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (2005) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias
Deutsche Gedichte (1956) — Contribuinte, algumas edições132 cópias
Menschheitsdämmerung : Ein Dokument des Expressionismus : mit Biographien und Bibliographien (1920) — Contribuinte, algumas edições99 cópias, 2 resenhas
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias, 2 resenhas
Poesie (1984) — Autor, algumas edições38 cópias
The Golden Bomb: Phantastic German Expressionist Stories (1993) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias
At the Burning Abyss: Experiencing the Georg Trakl Poem (2000)algumas edições12 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



Georg Trakl is the greatest poet of the twentieth-century.

(Of all the translations I have read/perused of Trakl (which admittedly is not yet all of them), Alexander Stillmark's is the superior one.)
blaueswild | Nov 16, 2023 |
Austrian poet Georg Trakl was trained as a pharmacist in Vienna where his friends helped him get his first poetry published. His service as a medical officer on the Eastern Front during WWI led to depression and attempted suicide. Trakl did succeed in ending his life with a cocaine overdose in November of 1914. Will Stone provides the translation. Stone holds a degree in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and has produced prose and poetry translations of the works of several writers.

Trakl is an impressionist poet and captures the world in symbolism, shades expressed in words, and disconnection. Much like an impressionist painter captures the world in light and colors while blurring the boundaries reality, Trakl accomplishes the same with words:

Black skies of metal
Crossing in the red storms at evening Hunger crazed crows drift
Over the parks mournful and pale.

He carries several themes through his work, most notably, Fall, Winter, and silence. In many poems, there is a youthful feeling balancing with the lateness of the year. Although he only served in the opening months of the First World War, there is a noticeable darkness in many of his works from this period. The horrors of the war are clearly evident. The earlier works are meant to be read and examined in much the same way one would experience a painting by Monet. A remarkable poetic experience. This is also a collection of poetry where one cannot overlook the translator. Stone's work is seamless and unnoticeable in the reading. He is able to preserve the poet's original intent. Masterfully done.
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evil_cyclist | Mar 16, 2020 |
Om te lezen en te herlezen en nog meer te herlezen. Hermetisch maar oh zo compact: alles zit er in. Tweetalige editie met een boeiende inleiding en uitvoerige commentaren achterin.
MaerCat | Oct 28, 2015 |
Georg Trakl (1887-1914) es uno de los poetas más importantes del siglo XX. Por primera vez se presenta en España su obra completa en una edición muy cuidada, que además destaca por la calidad de su traducción, premiada por el Ministerio de Educación y Arte de Austria.
BibliotecaUNED | May 28, 2011 |



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