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After Every War:
Twentieth-Century Women Poets
Eavan Boland
Translations from the German

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction 1
ROSE AUSLäNDER (b. 1901)
A Biographical Note 16
Mutterland / Motherland 18
Damit kein Licht uns liebe / So That No Light Would Be There to Love Us 20
Am Ende der Zeit / At the End of Time 22
Verwundert / Amazed 24
Die Fremden / Strangers 26
Meine Nachtigall / My Nightingale 28
Im Chagall-Dorf / In Chagall's Village 30
Biographische Notiz / Biographical Note 32
Mein Schlüssel / My Key 34
ELISABETH LANGGäSSER (b. 1899)
A Biographical Note 38
Frühling 1946 / Spring 1946 40
NELLY SACHS (b. 1891)
A Biographical Note 46
Wenn ich nur wüsste / If I Only Knew 48
In der blauen Ferne / In the Blue Distance 50
Bereit sind alle Länder aufzustehn / All the Lands of the Earth 52
In der Flucht / In Flight 54
In diesem Amethyst / In This Amethyst 56
Kommt einer von ferne / If Someone Comes 58
GERTRUD KOLMAR (b. 1894)
A Biographical Note 62
Das Opfer / The Victim 64
ELSE LASKERäSCHüLER (b. 1869)
A Biographical Note 72
Mein blaues Klavier / My Blue Piano 74
Ich weiß / I Know 76
Herbst / Autumn 78
Abends / In the Evening 80
Meine Mutter / My Mother 82
über glitzernden Kies / Over Glistening Gravel 84
Ein einziger mensch / A Single Man 86
INGEBORG BACHMANN (b. 1926)
A Biographical Note 90
Alle Tage / Every Day 92
Botschaft / Message 94
Die gestundete Zeit / Borrowed Time 96
Dunkles zu sagen / To Speak of Dark Things 98
Herbstmanöver / Autumn Maneuver 100
Abschied von England / Departure from England 102
Früher Mittag / Early Noon 104
Exil / Exile 108
Ihr Worte / You Words 110
MARIE LUISE KASCHNITZ (b. 1901)
A Biographical Note 116
Hiroshima / Hiroshima 118
Selinunte / Selinunte 120
Nicht mutig / Not Brave 122
HILDE DOMIN (b. 1909)
A Biographical Note 126
Köln / Cologne 128
Geburtstage / Birthdays 130
Exil / Exile 132
DAGMAR NICK (b. 1926)
A Biographical Note 136
Flugwetter / Flying Weather 138
Aufruf / Summons 140
Den Generälen ins Soldbuch / In the Book of the Generals 142
Niemandsland / No-Man's-Land 144
An Abel / To Abel 146
Emigration / Emigration 148
Notes 151
Checklists 153
Further Reading 165
Index of Titles 167

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