The End of the World Happened 100 Years Ago…

… when Jakob von Hoddis published  maybe his best known poem — & maybe the opening shot of Expressionism? — titled “Weltende,” “End of the World” —in the German paper Der Demokrat (well, he did so in three days, on 11 January, to be precise, so we can breathe easy until Tuesday): Weltende Dem Bürger fliegt vom spitzen Kopf der Hut, in allen Lüften hallt es wie Geschrei. Dachdecker … Read more The End of the World Happened 100 Years Ago…