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Beyond lament : poets of the world bearing witness to the Holocaust

Author: Marguerite M Striar
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©1998.
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The contributors to this collection of nearly 300 poems have tried to express their feelings about the Holocaust - the event that still reverberates 50 years after the demise of Hitler and the  Read more...

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Beyond lament.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607003490
Online version:
Beyond lament.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607654695
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marguerite M Striar
ISBN: 0810115557 9780810115552 0810115565 9780810115569
OCLC Number: 38936773
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxvii, 565 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: After Poetry / Jane Schapiro --
a jew's love for language / Chaia L. Heller --
The Book of Lamentations / Leo Haber --
Song Is a Monument / Yala Korwin --
Letter to a Poet / Herman Taube --
Dedication / Czeslaw Milosz --
Where We Are / Peter Desy --
A Transport of Children / Cornel Lengyel --
Oma's Opera Fan / Rochelle Natt --
Born in Safety, 1941: a broken villanelle / Davi Walders --
The Last Letter / Charles F. Streckfus --
The Photograph / Mary Engel --
Hearing Him Talk / Barbara Goldberg --
The Document Room at Nuremberg / Enid Shomer --
Choni, The Circle Man / Asher Torren --
The Non-Emigrant (My Father in Nazi Germany) / Lotte Kramer --
On Shutting the Door / Lotte Kramer --
Fugue / Lotte Kramer --
A New Subject / Lotte Kramer --
The Class of '38 / Herbert Kuhner --
Circus / Vera Weislitz --
Kristallnacht / Sue Saniel Elkind --
Last Train to Auschwitz / Lois Van Houten --
I'm Chugging into France / Julia Stein --
Heading East / Davi Walders --
Goethe's Tree / Annie Dawid --
The Synagogue of Florence / Lena L. Charney --
Perhaps a Friend of Anne Frank's / Samuel Exler --
"More Light! More Light!" / Anthony Hecht --
Like Butterflies / Mark Pawlak --
Photo, Krakow 1939 / Donna Reis --
The German Officer Writes a Letter / Elisavietta Ritchie --
To Make Sacred / Reeve Robert Brenner --
Doubling / Lester Speiser --
The Death of the Partisan Girl: Russia / Tom Wayman --
Even the old men's last breath / Nelly Sachs --
Abuse / Dahlia Ravikovitch --
At Babi Yar / Jo Nelson --
After the War / Lily Brett --
A Jewish Baby in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1941 / Leatrice Lifshitz --
Dachau '44 / Judith Berke --
Unanswerable Questions, Terezin / Reva Sharon --
Letter to Dina / John Bradley --
See, Nadia! / P.M. Callen --
Folk Art / Judith Chalmer --
Children's Dreams at Theresienstadt / Margaret DelGuercio --
Buchenwald / Samuel Exler --
Rehearsal at Terezin / Darcy Gottlieb --
Die Verarbeitung, Processing / Mark Pawlak --
Treblinka, 1944 / T.W. Perkins --
At Birkenau / T.W. Perkins --
Sweet Sixteen / Vera Weislitz --
Children II / Lily Brett --
Invisible / Lily Brett --
Selection / Lily Brett --
Another Selection / Lily Brett --
The Toilet / Lily Brett --
Possessions of the Rich / Lily Brett --
The Sonderkommando / Lily Brett --
The First Job / Lily Brett --
Renya's Baby / Lily Brett --
To the Left / Lily Brett --
Overload / Lily Brett --
The Shower / Jill Bart --
A Message from the Past for the Present / Christina Pacosz --
Gas Ovens / Joanna M. Weston --
Warsaw Ghetto / Harold Black --
Poland / Lily Brett --
Home Movie of Poland / Colette Inez --
Faces in Swamps / Abraham Sutzkever --
A Voice from the Heart / Abraham Sutzkever --
I Feel Like Saying a Prayer / Abraham Sutzkever --
Burnt Pearls / Abraham Sutzkever --
I Am Lying in This Coffin / Abraham Sutzkever --
To the Thin Vein in My Head / Abraham Sutzkever --
On the Subject of Roses / Abraham Sutzkever --
For a Comrade / Abraham Sutzkever --
Poland / Daniel Weissbort --
Like the Flash of a Bird's Wing / Marguerite M. Striar --
The Holocaust Museum in Washington / Leo Haber --
The Sky Was Not a Friendly Place / Patricia D'Alessandro --
Kol Nidre / Elayne Goldman Clift --
Yahrzeit / Miriam Kessler --
Bronze Drama / Yala Korwin --
Zalman / Seymour Mayne --
I Mourn My Death / Pauline K. Schmookler --
Memorial Day: The Viet Nam Memorial / Cynthia Pinkus Russell --
October Flowers in Prague / Rodney Pybus --
To Gisi Fleischmann / Joan Campion --
Learning the Part of Otto Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank / Mark Cannaday --
To Rosa Cavalieri, who was taken to the camps / Grace Cavalieri --
Personal to Kaplan / Judith Chalmer --
Female Jewish History: Aunt Anka / Jean Colonomos --
Female Jewish History: Aunt Tanya / Jean Colonomos --
For Janusz Korczak / Charles Fishman --
Isolde, Dead in Vichy France / Jean Hollander --
Buddha and Me / Barry Ivker --
Kristallnacht '88 / Marta Knobloch --
For Mirjam Lenka / Barbara Lefcowitz --
Raoul Wallenberg Slept Well Last Night / Jim Ignatius Mills --
Mystery My History / Victor Mingovits --
Poem Beginning with a Line by Fitzgerald/Hemingway / Alicia Ostriker --
Martyr / Elizabeth Rees --
In Der Nacht (In the Night) / Curtis Robbins --
The Beginning of the Lies / Diana Rubin --
Kaddish for Felix Nussbaum (1904-1944) / Willa Schneberg --
Ursula Goetze / Gary Sea --
Erika von Brockdorff / Gary Sea --
Ottilie Pohl / Gary Sea --
Motele the Incongruous / Lester Speiser --
Martyrs of Israel / Bradley R. Strahan --
The March of the Orphans --
August 5, 1942 / Rich Michelson --
Two Boys 1940-44 / Lotte Kramer --
Jankel / Andre Heller --
Last Rites for Bert Brecht / Mimi Grossber --
Biography / Stella Rotenberg --
In the Absence of Yellow / Reva Sharon --
Shoshana / Reva Sharon --
The Last Day / Lily Brett --
This Broken Silence / Bruce V.J. Curley --
Twilight of the World / Jacob Glatstein --
A New Command / Jo Nelson --
The Shower / Tsipi Keller --
Anonymous Recollection / Robert Anbiar --
Auschwitz, August 1988 / Linda Ashear --
Kristallnacht, 1991 / Crystal V. Bacon --
The Tattoo / Judith Berke --
Inscribed / Lisa Bernstein --
Displaced / Lily Brett --
I Have Never Known / Lily Brett --
The Immigration Man / Lily Brett --
The Cake / Lily Brett --
An Die Musik (Schubert) / Ruth Daigon --
The Death Mazurka / Charles Fishman --
The Children / Charles Fishman --
Train to Munich / D. Dina Friedman --
This Week / Roberta Gould --
Being Seemingly Unscathed / Israel Halpern --
The Chosen / Jean Hollander --
Bone Songs / Barry Ivker --
Family Tree / Alvin M. Laster --
Rebecca / Toby Lorber --
Traveling to Der Bad / Arlene Maass --
Celia Dances / Stanley Nelson --
Recognition, On My Child's Face / Betty Renshaw --
The Man with the Monocle / Layle Silbert --
Grandmother Lost / Esther Crystal --
Taking the Holocaust to Bed / Annie Dawid --
Stateless Person / Annie Dawid --
The History of Night / Dina Elenbogen --
Survivor / Elizabeth Rees --
Sealed / Bina Goldfield --
Household Rules. Farwell Avenue, Chicago 1946 / Lisa Ress --
Tattoo / Gregg Shapiro --
Portraits of the Shadows in the Flames / Leslie What --
Trapped in Mea Shearim / Shel Krakofsky --
Where Jackals Run and Vultures Fly / Thomas R. Verny --
A Ballad for Tourists / Larry Rubin --
Collectible / Anna Bart --
Because No One Said "No!" / Roseline Intrater --
Judische Friedhof: Kaiserslautern / Emily Carolyn Joyce --
After Visiting Dachau / Rita Kiefer --
Ilse's Poem / Rita Kiefer --
Daughter, A Gift of Red Shoes / Kendall LeCompte --
Springtime Near Munich / Merrill Leffler --
1945 / Bernard Mikofsky --
Cambodian Holocaust / Bernard Mikofsky --
The Fifties / E. Ethelbert Miller --
Malediction / Karl Plank --
Ash Wednesday / Karl Plank --
One More Holocaust Poem / Elliot Richman --
Rage Before Pardon: An Interview with Elie Wiesel / Marguerite M. Striar --
The Children's Museum at the Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem / Joanne Seltzer --
Dachau 1968 / Joan I. Siegel --
Anne Frank / John Foster West --
The Suitcase / Evelyn Wexler --
Tourist at Dachau / Evelyn Wexler --
Badge / Michele Wolf --
In the Kibbutz Laundry / Elaine Starkman --
The Burden of Memory / Kenny Fries --
What Is Required / Jacob Gusewelle --
Roots / Helene Hoffman --
Hello / Mitchell Waldman --
Yom Hashoah, Never Again / Shel Krakofsky --
Danger: No Explosives / Shel Krakofsky --
My Jewish Husband / Sandra Collier Verny --
No More Mozart / Dannie Abse --
Role Reversal / Anne Kind --
Two Poems / Walter Bauer --
Traveling to the Capitals / Walter Bauer --
Free from Shame / Neil C. Scott --
The Victims of the "Victims" / Peter Daniel --
Again / Tamar Radzyner --
The Gardens / David Curzon --
Remembrance / Bruce Bennett --
Seriatim / Robert Frauenglas --
Overlooking Jena / Paul Cummins --
Survivor / Barbara Goldberg --
The Shop / Elliot Richman --
These Ultimate Survivors / Marguerite M. Striar --
The Daughter of Survivors / Hilary Tham (Goldberg) --
33 Union Square West / David Gershator --
Herringbone Overcoat / Jacob Gusewelle --
Insects Won the Battle / Herman Taube --
My Mother's Prayer Book / Shel Krakofsky --
In a Bicycle Repair Shop / Shel Krakofsky --
The Survivor / A. Alvarez --
An Old Story / B.Z. Niditch --
Sonnets / Richard Newman.
Responsibility: edited by Marguerite M. Striar.

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""Beyond Lament" takes its place among the great anthologies of witness poetry." --"St. Louis Post-Dispatch"

 
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Perkins -- Sweet Sixteen / Vera Weislitz -- Children II / Lily Brett -- Invisible / Lily Brett -- Selection / Lily Brett -- Another Selection / Lily Brett -- The Toilet / Lily Brett -- Possessions of the Rich / Lily Brett -- The Sonderkommando / Lily Brett -- The First Job / Lily Brett -- Renya's Baby / Lily Brett -- To the Left / Lily Brett -- Overload / Lily Brett -- The Shower / Jill Bart -- A Message from the Past for the Present / Christina Pacosz -- Gas Ovens / Joanna M. Weston -- Warsaw Ghetto / Harold Black -- Poland / Lily Brett -- Home Movie of Poland / Colette Inez -- Faces in Swamps / Abraham Sutzkever -- A Voice from the Heart / Abraham Sutzkever -- I Feel Like Saying a Prayer / Abraham Sutzkever -- Burnt Pearls / Abraham Sutzkever -- I Am Lying in This Coffin / Abraham Sutzkever -- To the Thin Vein in My Head / Abraham Sutzkever -- On the Subject of Roses / Abraham Sutzkever -- For a Comrade / Abraham Sutzkever -- Poland / Daniel Weissbort -- Like the Flash of a Bird's Wing / Marguerite M. Striar -- The Holocaust Museum in Washington / Leo Haber -- The Sky Was Not a Friendly Place / Patricia D'Alessandro -- Kol Nidre / Elayne Goldman Clift -- Yahrzeit / Miriam Kessler -- Bronze Drama / Yala Korwin -- Zalman / Seymour Mayne -- I Mourn My Death / Pauline K. Schmookler -- Memorial Day: The Viet Nam Memorial / Cynthia Pinkus Russell -- October Flowers in Prague / Rodney Pybus -- To Gisi Fleischmann / Joan Campion -- Learning the Part of Otto Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank / Mark Cannaday -- To Rosa Cavalieri, who was taken to the camps / Grace Cavalieri -- Personal to Kaplan / Judith Chalmer -- Female Jewish History: Aunt Anka / Jean Colonomos -- Female Jewish History: Aunt Tanya / Jean Colonomos -- For Janusz Korczak / Charles Fishman -- Isolde, Dead in Vichy France / Jean Hollander -- Buddha and Me / Barry Ivker -- Kristallnacht '88 / Marta Knobloch -- For Mirjam Lenka / Barbara Lefcowitz -- Raoul Wallenberg Slept Well Last Night / Jim Ignatius Mills -- Mystery My History / Victor Mingovits -- Poem Beginning with a Line by Fitzgerald/Hemingway / Alicia Ostriker -- Martyr / Elizabeth Rees -- In Der Nacht (In the Night) / Curtis Robbins -- The Beginning of the Lies / Diana Rubin -- Kaddish for Felix Nussbaum (1904-1944) / Willa Schneberg -- Ursula Goetze / Gary Sea -- Erika von Brockdorff / Gary Sea -- Ottilie Pohl / Gary Sea -- Motele the Incongruous / Lester Speiser -- Martyrs of Israel / Bradley R. Strahan -- The March of the Orphans -- August 5, 1942 / Rich Michelson -- Two Boys 1940-44 / Lotte Kramer -- Jankel / Andre Heller -- Last Rites for Bert Brecht / Mimi Grossber -- Biography / Stella Rotenberg -- In the Absence of Yellow / Reva Sharon -- Shoshana / Reva Sharon -- The Last Day / Lily Brett -- This Broken Silence / Bruce V.J. Curley -- Twilight of the World / Jacob Glatstein -- A New Command / Jo Nelson -- The Shower / Tsipi Keller -- Anonymous Recollection / Robert Anbiar -- Auschwitz, August 1988 / Linda Ashear -- Kristallnacht, 1991 / Crystal V. Bacon -- The Tattoo / Judith Berke -- Inscribed / Lisa Bernstein -- Displaced / Lily Brett -- I Have Never Known / Lily Brett -- The Immigration Man / Lily Brett -- The Cake / Lily Brett -- An Die Musik (Schubert) / Ruth Daigon -- The Death Mazurka / Charles Fishman -- The Children / Charles Fishman -- Train to Munich / D. 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Verny -- A Ballad for Tourists / Larry Rubin -- Collectible / Anna Bart -- Because No One Said "No!" / Roseline Intrater -- Judische Friedhof: Kaiserslautern / Emily Carolyn Joyce -- After Visiting Dachau / Rita Kiefer -- Ilse's Poem / Rita Kiefer -- Daughter, A Gift of Red Shoes / Kendall LeCompte -- Springtime Near Munich / Merrill Leffler -- 1945 / Bernard Mikofsky -- Cambodian Holocaust / Bernard Mikofsky -- The Fifties / E. Ethelbert Miller -- Malediction / Karl Plank -- Ash Wednesday / Karl Plank -- One More Holocaust Poem / Elliot Richman -- Rage Before Pardon: An Interview with Elie Wiesel / Marguerite M. Striar -- The Children's Museum at the Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem / Joanne Seltzer -- Dachau 1968 / Joan I. 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