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After every war : twentieth-century women poets

Author: Eavan Boland
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2004.
Series: Facing pages.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eavan Boland
ISBN: 0691117454 9780691117454 0691127794 9780691127798
OCLC Number: 53019594
Description: xii, 168 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Rose Auslander --
Elisabeth Langgasser --
Nelly Sachs --
Gertrud Kolmar --
Else Lasker-Schuler --
Ingeborg Bachmann --
Marie Kaschnitz --
Hilde Domin --
Dagmar Nick.
Series Title: Facing pages.
Responsibility: translations from the German by Eavan Boland.
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Provides the poets' personal glimpses into the effects of war on language, place, poetry, and womanhood. This book features translations of women poets living in Europe in the decades before and  Read more...

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"[A] moving and essential new book. These poets have a particular angle of witness that comes from powerlessness, from being vulnerable, injured, marginal, excluded. I'm struck by the personal way Read more...

 
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