Bibliography of Printed Material

 

Abbreviations used in this bibliography

 

Monographs written or edited by Aaron Kramer or solely/primarily containing traslations by/of Kramer

Monographs containing poetry, translations or other material by Aaron Kramer and by other writers

Periodical contributions by Aaron Kramer

Translations of Aaron Kramer's work

 

The following list of forty-two titles represents the monographs published by Aaron Kramer between 1938 and 1997. A descriptive bibliographic citation for each title follows below the list.

Twenty-eight volumes of poetry:

THE ALARM CLOCK (1938) 
ANOTHER FOUNTAIN (1940) 
'TIL THE GRASS IS RIPE FOR DANCING (1943) 
SEVEN POETS IN SEARCH OF AN ANSWER (1944) 
    (an anthology including a selection of Kramer’s poetry) 
THRU OUR GUNS (1945) 
THE GLASS MOUNTAIN (1946) 
THE THUNDER OF THE GRASS (1948) 
THE GOLDEN TRUMPET (1949) 
THRU EVERY WINDOW!  (1950) 
DENMARK VESEY (1952) 
ROLL THE FORBIDDEN DRUMS!  (1954) 
A BALLAD OF AUGUST BONDI (1955) 
THE TUNE OF THE CALLIOPE (1958) 
MOSES (1962) 
RUMSHINSKY'S HAT AND HOUSE OF BUTTONS (1964) 
HENRY AT THE GRATING (1968) 
GHOSTS (1970) 
ON THE WAY TO PALERMO  (1973) 
THE DANCE (1978) 
O GOLDEN LAND!  (1976) 
CAROUSEL PARKWAY (1980) 
THE BURNING BUSH (1983) 
IN WICKED TIMES (1983) 
IN THE SUBURBS (1986) 
INDIGO (1991) 
BORDER INCIDENT   (translated into Russian) (1996) 
MAJESTIC ROOM   (translated into Bulgarian) (1996) 
REGROUPING (1997) 
WICKED TIMES (2004)
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Three volumes of essays, criticism, and scholarship:

THE PROPHETIC TRADITION IN AMERICAN POETRY (1968) 
MELVILLE'S POETRY: TOWARD THE ENLARGED HEART (1972) 
NEGLECTED ASPECTS OF AMERICAN POETRY (1997)
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One edited volume:

ON FREEDOM'S SIDE (1972) 
    (an anthology of American poems of protest) 
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  Ten volumes of translations (or, as indicated, with substantial contributions):

THE POETRY AND PROSE OF HEINRICH HEINE (1948) 
    (Kramer provides 110 of 162 poetry translations from the German) 
THE TEARDROP MILLIONAIRE (1955) 
    (translations of Morris Rosenfeld from the Yiddish) 
SONGS AND BALLADS: GOETHE, SCHILLER, HEINE (1963) 
    (from the German) 
RAINER MARIA RILKE: VISIONS OF CHRIST (1967) 
    (from the German) 
THE POETRY OF HEINRICH HEINE (1969) 
    (Kramer provides 110 of 162 translations from the German) 
POEMS BY ABRAHAM REISEN (1971) 
    (from the Yiddish) 
A CENTURY OF YIDDISH POETRY (1989) 
    (370 translations of 133 poets from the Yiddish) 
ALL MY YESTERDAYS WERE STEPS (1995) 
    (translations of Dora Teitelboim from the Yiddish) 
GOD HID HIS FACE (1997)
    (Kramer provides 35 translations of Rajzel Zychlinsky from the Yiddish)
THE LAST LULLABY: POETRY FROM THE HOLOCAUST (1997) 
    (from the Yiddish)