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Burnt Pearls: Ghetto Poems Of Abraham Sutzkever

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The destruction of European Jewry during World War II was an event of unspeakable humiliation and ugliness. Despite a natural growing tendency today, in its aftermath, to want to wrest from those years some sparks of dignity and affirmation, the men and women who were caught in the ghettos and camps knew its irredeemable misery and brutalizing force. Destruction is the ...more
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Published by Mosaic Press (first published 1981)
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Abraham Sutzkever was one of the tiny percentage of creative artists who lived through and survived the devastation. He was one of fewer still who lived through it as a writer, producing between 1941 and 1945 some of his finest poems. The works of those years, written not in retrospect, and not at a distance, but during the daily wretchedness of ghetto life and under constant threat of death, ...more
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