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Vanessa Place Considers the Poetic & Fetishistic Qualities of Heimrad Bäcker’s Seascape January 8, 2014: Vanessa Place reviews Heimrad Bäcker's Seascape (Ugly Duckling Presse 2013) for Constant Critic. We wrote about the text not too long ago. Bäcker was a teenage member of the Nazi Party, and spent his life examining Nazism and the Holocaust, and "[f]or his part," Place writes, "[Bäcker] deemed [Seascape] a piece of concrete poetry." [...] by

A Nautical Text of the Avant-Garde: Heimrad Bäcker’s Seascape November 12, 2013: Oh how we are fawning over Seascape by Heimrad Bäcker (Ugly Duckling Presse 2013), which "uses documentary material to recount a minor historical episode from World War II: the crew of a German submarine comes upon three men on a Norwegian lifeboat and refuses to take them on board. Bäcker’s account of Nazi inhumanity uncannily echoes Un [...] by