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Poetry

Anda Pinkerfeld Amir

Anda Pinkerfeld Amir helped shape two branches of Hebrew literature as an innovative, modernist Israeli poet and as a writer of children’s books that tackled difficult subjects like war and death.

Laura Riding

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Laura Riding.
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Laura Riding.

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Rajzel Zychlinsky

Praised as one of the most original voices in modern Yiddish poetry, Rajzel Zychlinski used free verse and sparse language to capture the devastation of the Holocaust.

Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer asked her sister Ettie to destroy her work after her death, but Ettie’s refusal saved dozens of Florine’s exquisite paintings and celebrated poems for the public to enjoy.

Florine Stettheimer

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Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944), American artist, in her Bryant Park garden.

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Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944), American artist, in her Bryant Park garden.


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Fradel Shtok

Despite the brevity of her career, Fradel Shtok showed great promise as a Yiddish writer for her attention to the little-discussed subjects of women’s sexuality and repression.

Malka Lee

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Malka Lee, in Korman's 1928 Yidishe Dikhterns Antologye.
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Malka Lee, in Korman's 1928 Yidishe Dikhterns Antologye.


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Anna Margolin, 1903

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Andrea Dworkin, 1988

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Poet, writer, and activist Andrea Dworkin on After Dark in 1988.

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Poet, writer, and activist Andrea Dworkin on After Dark in 1988.

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Selina Dolaro

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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.
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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.

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