Khurbn & Other PoemsBook - 1989
In Yiddish, khurbn is the word for 'total destruction, ' the word for what the English-speaking world calls the Jewish 'Holocaust' of World War II. This is the author's precisely personal, horrifying, tender, and structurally astute masterpiece, it is the great middle-length poem of our times.
Publisher: New York : New Directions, c1989
Characteristics: viii, 113 p. : 21 cm
Alternative Title: Khurbn and other poems