Jyri Jaakkola interview 01.02.2010

Interview with the Communalist who was killed in Mexico..


Adorno and poetry after the war

"The critique of culture is confronted with the last stage in the dialectic of culture and barbarism: to write a poem after Auschwitz is barbaric, and that corrodes also the knowledge which expresses why it has become impossible to write poetry today." Theodor W. Adorno, 1949