Aaron Kramer Papers
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The collection documents the life and work of American poet Aaron Kramer through biographical sketches, copies of his poetry, as well as a copy of his Master of Arts Thesis for the faculty of Brooklyn College.
- Creation: undated, 1943-1968
- Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997 (Person)
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Poet, translator, and professor, Aaron Kramer was born on December 13, 1921, in Brooklyn, NY. Kramer is identified with the literary circles of New York City throughout the mid-20th century where his work focused on the role of poet as critic of society and voice of resistance towards injustice. His major works include poems in the compilations, Seven Poets in Search of an Answer (1941) and The Tune of the Calliope: Poems and Drawings of New York; his translations of poems from the Holocaust, and scholarly studies, such as, The Prophetic Tradition in American Poetry (1968).
Source: Aaron Kramer (1921-1997) Poet, translator, and literary critic. http://www.aaronkramer.com/index.html
0.25 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
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This collection contains a sampling of the life and work of poet Aaron Kramer. The collection documents the life and work of American poet Aaron Kramer through biographical sketches, copies of his poetry, as well as a copy of his Master of Arts Thesis for the faculty of Brooklyn College.
This series has been arranged into a single series and the folders have been ordered according to folder title and chronology of their content.
- Guide to the Aaron Kramer Papers, undated, 1943-1968 *P-533
- Finding aid by Michael Montalbano as part of the CJH Holocaust Resource Initiative, made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany
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