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Andrei Codrescu writes essays for National Public Radio. He emigrated to the United States from Communist Romania. Andrei Codrescu's message is serious, but he discusses these issues in an entertaining manner.
Andrei Codrescu writes essays for National Public Radio. His appreciation of European and American culture is evident in his writings. Mr. Codrescu defines zombification as indifference to suffering caused by overexposure to the media. Examples of Mr. Codrescu's essays include 'Escape from Politics' ("the Republican National Convention. It's the kingdom of the Overambitious. ); 'Riots' (after witnessing the 1967 Detroit riots "Gangs have stepped into the vacuum left by suppression of radical politics.
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Andrei Codrescu, a Romanian immigrant and English professor, writes essays for National Public Radio. His essays demonstrate his appreciation of European and American culture. Codrescu defines zombification as indifference caused by overexposure to suffering. Our television sets are portals that harden our hearts and deaden our nerves to the plight of the poor, the persecuted, and the dying. We relate to other people as shadowy images rather than as real people.
ANDREI CODRESCU was born in SIbiu, Transylvania, Romania, and emigrated to the United States in 1966. He is the author of numerous books: poems, novels, and essays. He founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books and Ideas. He taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore, and Louisiana State University. With humor and grace, wisdom and tenderness, Codrescu transforms the commonplace into the miraculous. His work is cause for celebration.
The world is undergoing zombification .
These large subjectsalong with lively riffs on dozens of topics, both timely and timeless, both everyday and strangeare treated with Codrescu's inimitable wit, insight, and candor.
Zombification: Stories from National Public Radio.
Codrescu expertly weaves together two stories in this neo-gothic work: tha. Zombification: Stories from National Public Radio. by Andrei Codrescu · National Public Radio. The world is undergoing zombification. It was gradual for a while, a few zombies here and there, mostly in high office, where being a corpse in a suit was de rigueur.
He was the Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009. Born Andrei Perlmutter, he published his first poems in Romanian under the pen name Andrei Steiu.
Andrei Codrescu linch when Europe’s second biggest theatre festival sets off fireworks at midnight. I emigrated to Detroit in 1966 where a revolution was in progress. Tanks of the 82nd airborne and National Guard shot at me for sticking my head out the window after the 6pm curfew. To avoid gunfire and meet poets, I moved to New York City in 1966.
This work explores Codrescus writings and how they are a part of the surrealist tradition.
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