Childhood: An Autobiographical Fragment (Judaic Traditions by Moses Rosenkranz,David Dollenmayer

By Moses Rosenkranz,David Dollenmayer

Translated from the unique Kindheit, written among 1958 and 1980, and released in German in 2003, David Dollenmayer's variation makes this amazing tale on hand to a much-deserved wider viewers. Moses Rosenkranz got here from impoverished roots within the rural Bucovina and received popularity of his poetry basically overdue in existence. He grew to become an intimate of poet Paul Celan, with whom he used to be interned in a fascist paintings camp in the course of international warfare II. together with his richly certain reminiscences, a colourful parade of characters, and a notable eloquence, Rosenkranz recaptures a vanished second of cultural heritage. The author's unvarnished pictures of affection, jealousy, and fervour in his huge kinfolk convey a clean resonance to his poetry.

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