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A.M. Klein: Complete Poems

A.M. Klein: Complete Poems: Part I: Original poems 1926-1934; Part II: Original Poems 1937-1955 and Poetry Translations

Copyright Date: 1990
Pages: 1563
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    A.M. Klein: Complete Poems
    Book Description:

    This collection includes all Klein's poetry, both original works and translations from Hebrew, Yiddish, Aramaic, and Latin. Many of them, coming from all periods of his careers, have never been published.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7056-3
    Subjects: Language & Literature

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  1. PART 1

    • Front Matter
      (pp. i-iv)
    • Table of Contents
      (pp. v-x)
    • Introduction
      (pp. xi-xxx)

      A.M. Klein’s life as a writer began with poetry and ended with poetry. The earliest dateable work by Klein is ‘The Shechinah of Shadows,’ which he wrote in March 1926, and his latest is a set of verse translations from Horace, dated 1 August 1955. However, for nearly half of the intervening thirty-odd years Klein wrote little or no poetry. Most of his poetry was written in two periods – from the mid-twenties to the early thirties, and from the late thirties to the mid-forties – and even these two periods seem to have been made up of much shorter...

    • Textual Chronology
      (pp. xxxi-xxxviii)
    • Editorial Procedures
      (pp. xxxix-xlvi)
    • Acknowledgments
      (pp. xlvii-xlviii)
    • Biographical Chronology
      (pp. xlix-lii)
    • ORIGINAL POEMS, 1926–1934

    • Abbreviations
      (pp. 321-324)
    • Textual Notes: ORIGINAL POEMS, 1926–1934
      (pp. 325-364)
    • Explanatory Notes: ORIGINAL POEMS, 1926–1934
      (pp. 365-414)
    • Index of Titles
      (pp. 415-432)
    • Index of First Lines
      (pp. 433-450)
  2. PART 2

  3. Appendix A: Contents of Published and Unpublished Collections
    (pp. 1061-1074)
  4. Appendix B: Poems Revised in the Early Fifties
    (pp. 1075-1078)
  5. Appendix C: Pages Which End with the Last Line of a Stanza or Verse Paragraph
    (pp. 1079-1080)
  6. Index of Titles
    (pp. 1081-1098)
  7. Index of First Lines
    (pp. 1099-1115)