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Peter Filkins

Peter Filkins is the translator of Ingeborg Bachmann’s complete poems, Darkness Spoken, as well as her two novel fragments, The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann. The author of a biography, H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, he has also published five collections of poetry, most recently Water / Music. He teaches at Bard College.

Her critical writings explore the interrelations of philosophy and poetry, politics and prose—all against the backdrop of a society remaking itself in the shadow of fascism.

Peter Filkins
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