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Under the Apple Tree/Pod jablonia

By: Barkan, Stanley H.--Adam Szyper, Translator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Krakow, Poland, Oficyna Konfraterni Poetow: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC01P.1


Stanley Barkan has a way with him that tends to get the best out of people and out of words. Now, however, I wonder whether or not he has gone too far. With the Polish version of his Under the Apple Tree, I feel that his eloquence and sensibility have been carried over, to see that it still tastes like a macintosh or like Old Scratch's Granny Smith. But ever if, it will be pleasurable. Stanley has that effect. --Gregory Rabassa, World-renowned translator of Spanish ... View more info

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Under the Apple Tree/Pod jablonia

By: Barkan, Stanley H.--Adam Szyper, Translator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kakow, Poland /New York, USA, Oficyna Konfraterni Poetow / Cross-Cultural Communications: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC01P.2


Stanley Barkan has a way with him that tends to get the best out of people and out of words. Now, however, I wonder whether or not he has gone too far. With the Polish version of his Under the Apple Tree, I feel that his eloquence and sensibility have been carried over, to see that it still tastes like a macintosh or like Old Scratch's Granny Smith. But ever if, it will be pleasurable. Stanley has that effect. --Gregory Rabassa, World-renowned translator of Spanish &... View more info

Under the Apple Tree/Pod jablonia

By: Barkan, Stanley H.--Adam Szyper, Translator

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Krakow, Poland, Oficyna Konfraterni Poetow: 1998

Edition: New

Seller ID: CCC01P.3


Stanley Barkan has a way with him that tends to get the best out of people and out of words. Now, however, I wonder whether or not he has gone too far. With the Polish version of his Under the Apple Tree, I feel that his eloquence and sensibility have been carried over, to see that it still tastes like a macintosh or like Old Scratch's Granny Smith. But ever if, it will be pleasurable. Stanley has that effect. --Gregory Rabassa, World-renowned translator of Spanish ... View more info

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Native Foreigners: Jewish-Poetry Between the World Wars

By: Gregorek, Jerzy & Gregorek, Aniela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: To our fellow poets whose generation experienced

Seller ID: CCC987A


FOREWORD "These moving poems, which are a part of every Jew's heritage, were written in the period between the wars—one and two—when there was still a slim hope assimilation would prevail, and the Jews wouldn't be considered the enemy. Meanwhile, the Nazis were practicing their extermination techniques, and making plans to eliminate the Jews. The Nazis first plan of attack was to issue hope—the Jews would be allowed to emigrate to Mozambique, as long as they ga... View more info

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Native Foreigners: Jewish-Polish Poetry Between the World Wars

By: Gregorek, Jerzy & Gregorek, Aniela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: To our fellow poets whose generation experienced

Seller ID: CCC987B


FOREWORD "These moving poems, which are a part of every Jew's heritage, were written in the period between the wars—one and two—when there was still a slim hope assimilation would prevail, and the Jews wouldn't be considered the enemy. Meanwhile, the Nazis were practicing their extermination techniques, and making plans to eliminate the Jews. The Nazis first plan of attack was to issue hope—the Jews would be allowed to emigrate to Mozambique, as long as they ga... View more info

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The Shy Hand of a Jew: Poems by Maurycy (Mosze) Szymel

By: Szymel, Maurycy (Mosze) Translated from the Polish by Aniela & Jerzy Gregorek

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Heartfelt thanks to the NEA

Seller ID: CCCPOL


Szymel's poetry revolves around the relationship between Jews and Poles, as well as other aspects of his life as a Jew living in Poland. He reveals a strong feeling of connection to Poland and often relies on the color an scent of its landscape and countryside. In "Poland" (1934, he writes; . . . gray, peasant horse how does my love appear to you when I caress your warm, sweaty head with a shivering hand, the shy hand of a Jew? --from the Intr... View more info