Andrei Codrescu is a poet, novelist, essayist, and NPR commentator. His many books include Whatever Gets You through the Night, The Postmodern Dada Guide, and The Poetry Lesson.He was Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009.
Born Andrei Perlmutter in Transylvania soon after the Holocaust, poet, novelist, and essayist Andrei Codrescu moved to Detroit in 1966 and eventually settled in New Orleans. In his earliest poetry workshops he was encouraged to change his name. He first took the surname Steiu, and then adopted Codrescu. Codrescu’s poetry explores themes of identity, exile, and transformation with bold.
The vignettes in Andrei Codrescu’s New Orleans, Mon Amour make it clear that the writer not only loves the place, but knows it intimately. Codrescu left Romania in 1966, and settled in Louisiana. The book’s tone is by turns sensuous, dreamy, brusque, sarcastic, and pensive.
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Andrei Codrescu is a Romanian-born American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for National Public Radio. He was Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009.
A poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered, ANDREI CODRESCU is the MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University and the editor of the literary journal Exquisite Corpse.
Interview with Andrei Codrescu. by Richard Edwards. Essayist, National Public Radio columnist, novelist, poet, screenwriter, and editor of Exquisite Corpse, Andrei Codrescu answered our questions about Exquisite Corpse and his recent book New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings From The City. Codrescu was born in Romania in 1946 and came to the United States in 1966. He is a regular.
Poet, essayist and novelist Codrescu (Whatever Gets You through the Night: A Story of Sheherezade and the Arabian Entertainments, 2011, etc.) examines the oft-sensationalized “death of print” and redefines its place in the bigger picture of literary history.Part cultural critique, part portrait of the artist as a young literary revolutionary, the author’s latest is a mature look at the.
Poet, novelist, essayist and contributor to NPR's All Things Considered, Andrei Codrescu is both prolific and celebrated. A professor of English at Louisiana State University, he is also the editor of the literary journal Exquisite Corpse. Romanian by birth, Codrescu has lived in and around New Orleans for more than 20 years, and his latest book, New Orleans, Mon Amour, is a collection of.
Andrei Codrescu VISITORS 1. they don’t use the door but once they’ve come in the window or a crack in the roof they rest their pergament wings (the same book bindings are made from) and explain why they don’t use doors. a long time ago their god assured them that as long as they believed in him he would be a window into the lights of the.
Poet on Call Poet and novelist Andrei Codrescu offers a wry twist on news culture in his commentaries for NPR.
Field-Tested by Andrei Codrescu. in Oaxaca, Mexico. My friend Philip Herter was a firm believer in reading the right book in the right place, so I read Malcolm Lowry’s novel Under the Volcano in Mexico. I fell violently in love with it and decided to duplicate some of the Consul’s journey from his one moment of happiness in Hotel Francia in.
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In this episode of The Archive Project, Andrei Codrescu shares an epic poem he wrote in honor of Portland’s Lovejoy Columns, which once supported the now demolished Lovejoy Ramp at the Pearl District entrance to the Broadway Bridge.
Andrei Codrescu. 1,844 likes. Andrei Codrescu is a Romanian-American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for National Public Radio.
Andrei Codrescu's new book is a small comic masterpiece. It is so funny that I laughed out loud. The Poetry Lesson is a delightful read--but also a disturbing portrait of academe today.--Marjorie Perloff, author of the Vienna Paradox: A Memoir.
Andrei Codrescu is a regular commentator on National Public Radio. Codrescu wrote and starred in the Peabody Award-winning movie Road Scholar. He is a MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English.
The impetus was an assignment from National Public Radio, which Codrescu snatched at immediately. It had been twenty-five years since he left Romania as a dissident poet. The Hole in the Flag is Andrei Codrescu's personal account of the fall of a tyrannical regime, and the exhilaration of a country reborn. He shares the triumph of the workers.
Ken's turbine was the anima mundi. And being a lover meant the world to him. His understanding of relationships was rooted in the animus. The animus has hooks Ken once stated to me, and we have a choice, we can either avoid them, stay in isolation, or allow them to grab us and take us for a ride.