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Paul Celan, Nelly Sachs

Correspondence - Edited by Barbara Wiedemann

(German title: Briefwechsel)
ca. 181 pages
Clothbound
1993
Paul Celan
Foto: Paul Celan
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Paul Celan was born in 1920 in Czernowitz and passed away in April, 1970 in Paris. He is internationally recognized as one of the most important authors of the twentieth century.

Nelly Sachs
Foto: Nelly Sachs

Nelly Sachs was born into a liberal Jewish family of entrepreneurs on December 10, 1891 in Berlin. In 1940, after the death of her father, she went into exile in Sweden with her mother and became a Swedish citizen in 1953. She was the first woman to receive the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1965 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1966 together with Samuel Agnon. Nelly Sachs died in Stockholm on May 12, 1970, the day of Paul Celan’s funeral.

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Here are the letters between Nelly Sachs (1891–1970), recipient of the 1966 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the great German-speaking poet Paul Celan (1920–1970). Their correspondence lasted from 1954 until Celan's death by suicide. Sachs died the day Celan was buried.

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»The correspondence includes lovely Sachs poems and interesting accounts of their meeting and of contact with other prominent writers of the time. The introduction and afterword are indispensable, as is the entire book.« Choice

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