By Kirby Olson,Andrei Codrescu
recognized to most people as a radio commentator on nationwide Public Radio, Romanian-born essayist and poet Andrei Codrescu has built a number of voices all through his occupation: Transylvanian stand-up comedian on NPR, surrealist poet in his many volumes of poetry, educational essayist in his philosophical writings and ancient novelist. Taking doubtless daily occasions in doubtless mundane areas, Codrescu is ready to hyperlink the random information right into a higher entire, prime his readers and listeners to conclusions very diverse from these they first imagined. This paintings explores Codrescu’s writings and the way they seem to be a a part of the surrealist culture. It examines the ways that his poetry, essays and novels are encouraged via his upbringing in Communist Romania and the liberal attitudes he encountered upon relocating to the USA, and attracts comparisons among Codrescu and different surrealists. An interview with the writer is additionally included.
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Andrei Codrescu and the Myth of America by Kirby Olson,Andrei Codrescu