By Kirby Olson,Andrei Codrescu
identified to most of the people as a radio commentator on nationwide Public Radio, Romanian-born essayist and poet Andrei Codrescu has constructed numerous voices all through his profession: Transylvanian slapstick comedian on NPR, surrealist poet in his many volumes of poetry, educational essayist in his philosophical writings and historic novelist. Taking probably daily occasions in possible mundane locations, Codrescu is ready to hyperlink the random information right into a greater complete, major his readers and listeners to conclusions very diversified from these they first imagined. This paintings explores Codrescu’s writings and the way they're a a part of the surrealist culture. It examines the ways that his poetry, essays and novels are motivated via his upbringing in Communist Romania and the liberal attitudes he encountered upon relocating to the U.S., and attracts comparisons among Codrescu and different surrealists. An interview with the writer is additionally included.
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