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Jeremy Adler

Jeremy Adler (*1947) is a British poet and man of letters. He is the son of the German-language writer H.G. Adler and studied German and English literature at Queen Mary College in London. He works in poetry and poetry, as well as concrete and visual poetry, and ran the self-publishing company Alphabox. Together with Dick Higgins and others, he was involved in the British Poetry Revival at the Writer's Forum London around Bob Cobbing. He participated in the Bielefeld Colloquium New Poetry, a major annual international gathering of writers from the field of concrete poetry between 1978 and 2003.

Adler repeatedly demonstrated social commitment when, for example, he openly opposed the Brexit and sharply criticized the publication of the annotated edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf by the Institute of Contemporary History in Munich.

He has taught at Kings College in London and has been a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin on several occasions; he has also been a member of the German Academy for Language and Education since 2005.


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