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פאפירענע בריקן : געקליבענע לידער /
Paper bridges : selected poems of Kadya Molodowsky

Author: פון קאדיע מאלאדאווסקי =Paper bridges :selected poems / of Kadya Molodowsky ; translated, edited, and introduced by Kathryn Hellerstein. מולודובסקי, קדיה, ; Kadia Molodowsky; Kathryn Hellerstein
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Kadya Molodwsky (1894-1975) was among the most accomplished and prolific of modern Yiddish poets, having published six major books of poetry, as well as fiction, plays, essays, and children's tales.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Named Person: Kadia Molodowsky; Kadia Molodowsky
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: פון קאדיע מאלאדאווסקי =Paper bridges :selected poems / of Kadya Molodowsky ; translated, edited, and introduced by Kathryn Hellerstein. מולודובסקי, קדיה, ; Kadia Molodowsky; Kathryn Hellerstein
ISBN: 0814328466 9780814328460 0814327184 9780814327180
OCLC Number: 38832757
Language Note: English and Yiddish translations on facing pages; introduction in English.
Description: 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Kathryn Hellerstein --
Women-Poems --
Fallen Leaves --
Otwock --
At Blue Dawn --
Today Is a Quiet Day --
Thirst --
Prayers --
Clay-Ground --
Poor Women --
Olke --
The River --
The Tale of a Washtub --
Little Shoes --
The Cricket --
Open the Gate --
Marzipans --
A Letter --
Dzshike Street --
Marching --
A Mother --
A Street in the Year 1930 --
Chronicle --
My Paper Bridge --
Self-Portrait --
A Letter --
At the Mirror --
My Room, Then, Is a Ship --
I Still Don't Have a Gray Hair, Not a One --
January --
Hello, My Heart! --
In the Green Tree Lies Gray Ash (Selections) --
Jeremiah --
A Poem to My Clothes Closet --
Shloyminke the Blacksmith --
My Tow-Boat --
My Day --
My Father's Fur Coat --
My Ultimate Biography --
When Nobody Calls Me --
At the Threshold --
In the Country of My Bones --
A White Poet --
In My Hand Two Feathers from a Pheasant --
Alphabet Letters --
Legacy --
Merciful God --
A Letter to Elijah the Prophet --
Letters from the Ghetto --
A Poem about Itself --
To a Child's Portrait --
The Shofar Blower --
Proposition --
In the Magnificent Dwelling of Eternity --
Leavetaking --
Night Visitors --
Khad Gadya --
The Unrecounted Page --
Psalm of Ascents --
Veiling --
Dead Sabbath --
The Fife-Player of Sodom --
Only King David Remained --
Havdalah --
No Letters Arrive Anymore --
A Prayer --
A Poem to the Paper Bridge --
My Children --
The Little Foxes, Little Foxes --
The Rivalry of Writers Increases Wisdom --
My Harness --
In the Stable of Life --
Without Words --
The Song of Diogenes --
My Ship of Gopher Wood --
And What Will Happen? --
Iron Dream --
The Sabbath Song --
My Language --
The Wind Has Grown Old --
I Kick Off My Shoes and Socks in Exhaustion --
Flood --
Shulames --
On the Paper Bridge --
Glorious Shulames Comes to Solomon the King --
The Light of Your Table --
Love --
I Am an Echo --
Pages --
Moses and Aaron --
Jonah --
Shelter Me in a Leaf --
Random Sinking --
In Jerusalem, Angels Come --
In the Land of Israel. God's Children --
Our Ship --
A Refugee.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated, edited, and introduced by Kathryn Hellerstein.

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The balance between situating the poems in their original framework and making them speak eloquently to today's reader is the major challenge of translating Yiddish poetry. Hellerstein has given us a Read more...

 
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