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Temporary Americans: Émigrés, Exiles, and the work of Max Ernst and Bertolt Brecht

IMAGINARY ANTHOLOGIES: A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT IN NATIONAL CULTURE

Temporarily American Poetry

Does Modernism make a rhetorical turn from Expatriation to Exile?
New Manifestos in View and VVV

A 1943 Editorial

German-American Poetry

Language Communities on the West Coast or the East Coast

Significant Exceptions

Life Magazine

Brecht reading and writing in English
German text with Paramyths

Ernst reading and composing in German


Un-American Poetry

Ernst's rescuer, Varian Fry, faces HUAC scrutiny

The Strange Reception History of Bertolt Brecht's Selected Poems (1947)

daily worker

BEYOND INFLUENCE STUDIES

View, edited by Charles Henri Ford

Max Ernst's Favorites

VVV, edited by David Hare

VVV

From the Masthead



THE CULTURE INDUSTRY AND CRITIQUE

The Gallery System: From Peggy Guggenheim to Beyond Painting

The Studio System and the Sequel to the Three Penny Lawsuit


MODES OF CITIZENSHIP

Brecht's loss of citizenship in Germany
Statement to HUAC in 1947: "I wrote a ballad which Hitler's regime cited fifteen years later as the reason for depriving me of my citizenship"
"The Democratic Judge" (1942)

Ernst becomes a U.S. citizen in 1948
Ernst takes out French citizenship papers in 1958
Beer-drinkers and Wine-drinkers


ERNST IN THE FORTIES

A l’intérieur de la vue (1948)


More "Visible Poems" in Beyond Painting (1948)

Paramyths (1949)

Collaborations with Péret and Michaux

Figure of the Bell-RInger and the Work of Lewis Carroll
Arthur Miller Review

BRECHT IN THE FORTIES

Selected Poems (1947)

"Brecht, Anti-Individualist" in  Poetry
Songs from theatre
"Landscape of Exile" -- Set by Eisler for voice and piano


"American Poems"

"Sonnet in Emigration" (1941)
"On Thinking About Hell" (1941)
"Hollywood Elegies" (1942) -- A Gift to Eisler, set for voice and piano

“A Film of the Comedian Chaplin”  (1944)
“Laughton’s Belly” (1944)
“Letter to the Actor Charles Laughton Concerning the Work on the Play ‘The Life of Galileo’” (1947)

Galileo review

LAST WORDS

Brecht's FBI File
The Transcript of Brecht's HUAC testimony
An Audio Excerpt from Brecht's HUAC testimony
Brecht's Selected Works in Six Volumes:
Ausgewählte Werke in sechs Bänden