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By Ann Lauterbach

Ann Lauterbach's 9th paintings of poetry, Or to start back, takes its identify from a sixteen-poem elegy that resists its personal finish, because it meditates at the nearness of particular attachment and loss opposed to the mute history of ancient forces in occasions of battle. within the heart of the publication is a twelve-part narrative, "Alice within the Wasteland,"inspired by means of Lewis Carroll's nice personality and T.S. Eliot's 1922 modernist poem. Alice is accosted by way of an invisible Voice as she wanders and wonders concerning the nature of language in terms of conception. during this quantity, Lauterbach back indicates the variety of her formal inventiveness, demonstrating the visible dynamics of the web page in tandem with the robust musical cadences and imagery of a latest grasp.

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Thus, the notion of poetic progression offers performers an approach to poetry that differs dramatically from immersion into details of poetic expression we have been advocating so far. The two approaches are, in fact, complementary; once performers master the details of poetic meaning, the singer and pianist can place the poetic complexities into their poetic progression: the overarching temporal experience that makes the poem and its setting a coherent whole. The concept of STIMMUNG is more difficult to define.

This interpretation casts a different light on the first and second dreams of lost love. The earlier dreams of loss resulted in tears because the poet remembered past love or feared future loss. The final dream of achieving love then prompts tears because the poet is without love in the present. This second Heine poem uses irony to explore the Romantic preoccupations with the dichotomies of dream and reality, of loss and fulfillment, in addition to the threefold relationship to time: recalling the past, existing in the present, and yearning for or fearing the future.

Exercises Using the poems below, identify all the German Romantic images and themes you can find, showing how some images and themes work together. As an example, we analyze the first stanza of Joseph von Spaun's "Der Jungling und der Tod" ("The Young Man and Death") as follows: Derjungling: Die Sonne sinkt Ach konnt ich mil ihr scheiden Mil ihrern letzten Strahl entfliehn! Ach diese namenlosen Qualen meiden Und weit in schonre Welten ziehn! The Young Man: The sun sinks, Ah, that I might with it depart, With its last ray might flee!

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