Princeton University Library Catalog

After every war : twentieth-century women poets / translations from the German by Eavan Boland.

Format:
Book
Language:
  • English
  • German
Published/​Created:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2004.
Description:
xii, 168 p. : maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Facing pages. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"They are nine women with much in common - all German speaking, all poets, all personal witnesses to the horror and devastation that was World War II. Yet, in this collection, each provides a singularly personal glimpse into the effects of war on language, place, poetry, and womanhood."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-166) and index.
Contents:
Motherland / Rose Auslander -- So that no light would be there to love us / Rose Auslander -- At the end of time / Rose Auslander -- Amazed / Rose Auslander -- Strangers / Rose Auslander -- My nightingale / Rose Auslander -- In Chagall's village / Rose Auslander -- Biographical note / Rose Auslander -- My key / Rose Auslander -- Spring 1946 / Elisabeth Langgasser -- If I only knew / Nelly Sachs -- In the blue distance / Nelly Sachs -- All the lands of the earth / Nelly Sachs -- In flight / Nelly Sachs -- In this amethyst / Nelly Sachs -- If someone comes / Nelly Sachs -- The victim / Gertrud Kolmar -- My blue piano / Else Lasker-Schuler -- I know / Else Lasker-Schuler -- Autumn / Else Lasker-Schuler -- In the evening / Else Lasker-Schuler -- My mother / Else Lasker-Schuler -- Over glistening gravel / Else Lasker-Schuler -- A single man / Else Lasker-Schuler -- Every day / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Message / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Borrowed time / Ingeborg Bachmann -- To speak of dark things / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Autumn maneuver / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Departure from England / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Early noon / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Exile / Ingeborg Bachmann -- You words / Ingeborg Bachmann -- Hiroshima / Marie Luise Kaschnitz -- Selinunte / Marie Luise Kaschnitz -- Not brave / Marie Luise Kaschnitz -- Cologne / Hilde Domin -- Birthdays / Hilde Domin -- Exile / Hilde Domin -- Flying weather / Dagmar Nick -- Summons / Dagmar Nick -- In the book of the generals / Dagmar Nick -- No-man's-land / Dagmar Nick -- To Abel / Dagmar Nick -- Emigration / Dagmar Nick.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0691117454 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2003061014
OCLC:
53019594
Related name:
RCP:
C - S