Sylva Fischerová

The World Clock

Trans. Daniela Pusch
Die Weltuhr
Die Weltuhr
KLAK Verlag, 2018, 100 pp
Language: German
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 9783943767964
Foreign rights
Prague Literary Agency
W: http://www.praglit.de/
E: maria@sileny.de
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E: Sylva.Fischerova@ff.cuni.cz
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The world clock showed the poet the diversity of the faces that move around it: places, historical experiences, events and people.

In her new poetry collection, Sylva Fischerová summarises her experience of life and poetry and connects them to the various corners of the globe, to the past and present of these places and the historical events that shaped their form, appearance and future. A personal topography intersects with the suprapersonal, with a history of civilization that is much older. These poetic slices of historical events, together with the spaces where they took place, create a remarkable framework for a collection of poems, but also for memories linked to family, emigration and war…

Information about the original Czech edition

Světový orloj

Language: German
Title: Die Weltuhr
Place: Berlin
Publisher: KLAK Verlag
Year: 2018
Pages: 100
Genre: Poetry
Foreign rights
Prague Literary Agency
Grants