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"the Space of Words": Exile and Diaspora in the Works of Nelly Sachs
Nelly Sachs (1891-1970) has long been regarded as one of the most significant Holocaust poets. Her conception of language and words as a landscape has been understood by scholars and critics as an exilic ersatz Heimat for the lost German homeland of a displaced poet. This reading, however, is based entirely on her postwar poems. Such an isolated approach to her complex ...more
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published December 22nd 2014 by Camden House (NY)
(first published November 1st 2013)
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