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Nelly Sachs, German Authors, Women Authors, Jewish Authors, Poetry, Poets
This article provides a literary biography of the German Jewish poet Nelly Sachs (1891-1970) who fled Germany for Sweden in 1940 and lived and worked there for the rest of her life. Most of her large body of work was published after World War II, and many poems reflect Holocaust themes.
Strawser, Amy Kepple, "Nelly Sachs (1891-1970)" (2004). Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship. Paper 6.
Strawser, Amy Kepple. "Nelly Sachs (1891-1970)." The Literary Encyclopedia. 30 September 2004.
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