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The crossed-out swastika

Cyrus Cassells

The crossed-out swastika

by Cyrus Cassells

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Published by Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Poetry,
  • POETRY / American / General

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCyrus Cassells
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.A7955 C76 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094481M
    ISBN 109781556593796
    LC Control Number2011043022

      Cassells will read from “The Crossed-Out Swastika” and his upcoming book of poems, “The Gospel According to Wild Indigo,” at noon Oct. 15 in the University West Alcorn Auditorium, N. Ben Wilson St. The event is free and open to the public. Cassells, an English professor at Texas State University, is the author of five poetry books. The Crossed-Out Swastika by Cyrus Cassells. Sanctificum by Chris Abani. Directed By Desire: The Collected Poems Of June Jordan by June Jordan. Hands Washing Water by Chris Abani. Learn About 1 Books Published by Copper Canyon .

    Cyrus Cassells is the author of The Mud Actor, Soul Make a Path through Shouting, Beautiful Signor, More Than Peace and Cypresses, and The Crossed-Out Swastika, which was a finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of Author: Jonathan Hobratsch.   Cyrus Cassells is the author of The Mud Actor, winner of the National Poetry Series Competition; Soul Make a Path through Shouting, nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the William Carlos Williams Award; Beautiful Signor, winner of the Lambda Literary Award; and The Crossed-Out Swastika, finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of Brand: Southern Illinois University Press.

    Crossed-Out Swastika by Cyrus Cassells Copper Canyon Press, $16 (paper) Crossed-Out Swastika addresses themes with which post-industrial readers are well-versed—betrayal, surveillance, censorship—yet its characters speak from the literal, not virtual, geographies of World War II: the Gulag, Auschwitz. The speaker’s primary act of witness is identification with . Anti-fascism symbols. In , a controversy was stirred about the question whether the paragraph should be taken to apply to the display of crossed-out swastikas as a symbol of anti-fascism. [12] In late police raided the offices of the punk rock label and mail order store "Nix Gut Records" and confiscated merchandise depicting crossed-out swastikas and fists .


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Cyrus Cassells' fifth book commemorates the blazing integrity of young people caught in the vise of World War II. In its journey through the "anti-miracle" of Europe's embattled past, The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of historical and semi-fictional characters to unearth and amplify moments of almost impossible music, bravery, beauty, and redemption, illuminating /5(4).

The Crossed-Out Swastika, Cyrus Cassells’ fifth collection, is much more than a book of “Holocaust poems.” It would be easy to reduce this volume to such simple terms, given the accessibility of its subject and its title/5.

Cyrus Cassells' fifth book commemorates the blazing integrity of young people caught in the vise of World War II.

In its journey through the "anti-miracle" of Europe's embattled past, The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of historical and semi-fictional characters to unearth and amplify moments of almost impossible music, bravery, beauty, and redemption, Author: Cyrus Cassells.

Cyrus Cassells Cyrus Cassells’s fifth book, The Crossed-Out Swastika, tells the electrifying stories of young people caught in the vise of World War II. In its journey through the “anti-miracle” of Europe’s embattled past, this book follows the lives of historical characters confronted by human violence.

The Crossed-Out Swastika, Cyrus Cassells' fifth collection, is much more than a book of "Holocaust poems." It would be easy to reduce this volume to such simple terms, given the accessibility of its subject and its title/5(4).

In its journey through the "anti-miracle" of Europe's embattled past, The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of historical and Poet, from cellar to cellar, I remember I held onto, of all things, a picture book about a magical goat, inscribed by my witty father: This storybook belongs to Mademoiselle Sabinethe way Paris once belonged to Marie Antoinette-Somehow having.

In its journey through the "anti-miracle" of Europe's embattled past, The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of historical and semi-fictional characters to unearth and amplify moments of almost impossible music, bravery, beauty, and redemption, illuminating the human spirit against unspeakable tyranny.

The scope of The Crossed-Out Swastika ranges from fleeting, isolated moments to stories spanning sixty years passed down from one generation to the next. Cassells approaches his subject with diligence, often choosing to craft poems. The Crossed-Out Swastika by Cyrus Cassells.

(Cyrus Cassells) Introduction by Charles Adès Fishman: There are poets who change the emotional, intellectual, and aesthetic landscape for us, whose words seem to fly even as they stagger with the weight of what they’ve imagined and what they’ve : John Guzlowski.

The experience in Auschwitz took hold of my psyche and spurred the creation of The Crossed-Out Swastika, a voice-driven poetic cycle focused on the haunting beauty and integrity of young people caught in the vise of World War : John Guzlowski.

—Alicia Ostriker "In The Crossed-Out Swastika, Cyrus Cassells sets out to accomplish a genuine synthesis, to know the nature of the powers which thwart our human evolution, and to create a voice which can account for them and comprehend.

To read a thoughtful, in-depth review of his book, please click here. The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of young people and historical characters caught in. In its journey through the "anti-miracle" of Europe's embattled past, "The Crossed-Out Swastika" follows the lives of historical and semi-fictional characters to unearth and amplify moments of almost impossible music, bravery, beauty, and redemption, illuminating the human spirit against unspeakable tyranny.

"Poet, from cellar to cellar, I remember. The crossed-out swastika is a popular symbol among anti-Nazi activists in Germany What's the punishment for displaying swastikas and the like illegally.

Two days later, the New York subway system yet again saw a swastika - but this time, it was crossed out, and surrounded by a red “No” sign in a clever imitation of official MTA signage.

On Saturday (Sept. 14) from to 7 p.m., check out the extraordinary and eclectic poetry talent present in Taos this week with readings by Cyrus Cassells, Kevin Prufer and Noah Blaustein.

Cassells is the author, most recently, of “The Crossed-Out Swastika,” finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of UHV/American Book Review Reading Series, Alcorn Auditorium, University of Houston-Victoria, University of Houston-Victoria.

Victoria, TX, United States. Completed. (October ) The Crossed-Out Swastika, treads the familiar yet treacherous and muddy ground of World War II. The swastika or sauwastika — as a character, 卐 (right-facing or clockwise) or 卍 (left-facing or counterclockwise) respectively — is a geometrical figure and an ancient religious icon in the cultures of is used as a symbol of divinity and spirituality in Indian religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.

In the Western world, it was a symbol of auspiciousness. Some exceptions are carved out for educational purposes—you can put a swastika on a book about Hitler—and satire, though even there, the lines can be blurry. crossed out or thrown in the.

BEAUTY AND SORROW, HAND IN HAND I read Cyrus Cassell's The Crossed-Out Swastika for the second time, fittingly, on the Day of Atonement. The first time, while expecting to have to endure heartbreak upon heartbreak, I found it strangely seductive, BEAUTY AND SORROW, HAND IN HAND/5.

In its journey through the “antimiracle” of Europe’s embattled past, The Crossed-Out Swastika follows the lives of historical and semi-fictional characters to unearth and amplify moments of almost impossible music, bravery, beauty, and redemption.Born in Dover, Delaware inCyrus Cassells grew up in the Mojave Desert near Los Angeles, California.

He earned a BA from Stanford University. Inhis poetry collection The Gospel According to Wild Indigo () was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. Of this collection, poet Tracy K. Smith writes, “The Gospel according to Wild .Selected Bibliography. The Gospel According to Wild Indigo (Southern Illinois University Press) The Crossed-Out Swastika (Copper Canyon Press, ) More Than Peace and Cypresses (Copper Canyon Press, ) Beautiful Signor (Copper Canyon Press, ) Soul Make a Path Through Shouting (Copper Canyon Press, ) The Mud Actor (Henry, Holt & Co., ).