Item description for Looking Back, Going Forward: New and Selected Poems by Herman Taube...
The work of poet and novelist Herman Taube reveals the inner world of a tormented yet loving soul, a world of deep richness and passion. Looking Back, Going Forward includes recent English translations of poems Taube originally wrote in Polish and Yiddish about his World War II experiences in Poland, Siberia, Uzbekistan, Russia, and Pomerania. It also includes poems dealing with emigration to the United States in 1947, his continuing work as a journalist, and a life that has been dedicated to service in Jewish communities and his expanding family.
Distributed for Dryad Press.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2002
Publisher University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN 1928755038 ISBN13 9781928755036
Availability 0 units.
More About Herman Taube
Herman Taube (b. 1918), author of 20 books of poetry and fiction, has taught at the University of Maryland and American University, where he earned an M.A. in Literature and Creative Writing - he continues to lecture widely on Yiddish Literature and the Holocaust. A long-time columnist for The Washington Jewish Week, he lives in Maryland with his wife Susan.