Michael Hofmann is a poet. He has translated the works of many writers, including Brecht, Kafka, Fallada and Roth. He teaches at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The World War began in Sarajevo, on a balmy summer afternoon in 1914. It was...
‘They were fascinated / by what they seemed to have contained.’
‘In the summer, my wife and I visited the small Danish island of Møn.‘
‘Last year, a photograph was published on the back page of a Berlin daily. It depicted a German mother from the town of Eisenhuttenstadt.‘
'No, it's not easier for you than it was for us: don't let them tell you otherwise'.
‘Isn’t it already apparent how the peace movement is slowing down, flagging, impotent?’
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