Menke Katz (1906—1991)
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Menke Katz’s
Land of Manna

new edition of the original 1965 work
Fairy Glen Press, Capelulo 2009, 98 pp.

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Menke
The Complete Yiddish Poems

Translated by Benjamin and Barbara Harshav
The Smith: New York 2005, 914 pp.

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Dray shvéster
(Three Sisters), 60 pp. [published with a grant from Guy Murchie].
A. Posy Press: Milwaukee 1932.
     
    Der mentsh in togn (Dawning Humanity), 144 pp.
Farlág Signál bam Proletpén: New York 1935.

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    Brénendik shtetl, bukh I (Burning Village, Book I), 94 pp.
Farlág Signál bam Proletpén: New York 1938.

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    Brénendik shtetl, bukh II (Burning Village, Book II), 96 pp.
Farlág Signál bam Proletpén: New York 1938.
     
    S’hot dos vort mayn Bóbe Móyne (Grandmother Mona Takes the Floor), frontispiece by Eva Getzoff, 64 pp. Introduction by William Abrams.
New York 1939.

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    Tsu dertséyln in freydn (May we Tell it in a Happy Time), 128 pp.
New York 1941.
     
    Der pósheter khólem (The Simple Dream), 176 pp. New York 1947.
     
    Inmítn tog (Midday), illustrated by Rivke Katz, 112 pp.
New York 1954.

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    Land of Manna, 96 pp. Windfall Press: Chicago 1965.

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    Rockrose, illustrated by M. A. Kay, 94 pp. Smith-Horizon Press: New York ±1970.
     
    Burning Village, 135 pp. The Smith: New York 1972.
     
    Tsfas (Safad), 96 pp. I. L. Peretz Publishing House: Tel Aviv 1979.

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    Forever and Ever and a Wednesday, illustrated by Lisa Smith, 79 pp. folio. The Smith: New York 1980.

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    with Harry Smith, Two Friends, 131 pp. State of Culture / Horizon Press: New York & London 1981.

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    Gezáng far der zúmer prográm (Song for the Summer Program), compiled by Menke Katz, illustrated by Rivke Katz, 271 pp. folio. Oxford Program in Yiddish at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew Studies: Oxford 1985 [limited edition of the author’s handwritten songbook prepared for the 1985 Oxford Summer Program in Yiddish Language and Literature].
     
    A Chair for Elijah, illustrated by Lisa Smith, 104 pp. The Smith: New York 1985.

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Editor, Freshness of the Ancient. Ocarina’s Double Annual, 1986-1987. Modern Yiddish Poetry [in English translation]. Associate Guest Editor: Rivke Katz. General Editor: Amal Ghose. General Associate Editors: Sandra Fowler & Stella Browning. Preface by Dovid Katz. T.I.C.W. International: Madras, India 1987, 79 pp. [of 161].
     
   
with Harry Smith, Two Friends II, 113 pp. Birch Brook Press: Otisville, New York 1988.
     
   
Nearby Eden, 128 pp. The Smith: New York 1990.
     
   
This Little Land, with translations by Rivke Katz & Aaron Kramer. Cover illustration by Rivke Katz. Text illustrations by Bebe Barkan, 48 pp. Cross-Cultural Communications Press (Stanley H. Barkan, publisher): Merrick, New York 1992.
     
   
Menke Sonétn (Menke Sonnets), 61 pp. The Smith: New York 1993.

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Dray shvéster (Three Sisters), second edition, illustrated by Rimantas Dichavicius, cover by Guy Murchie, 71 pp. folio.
Three Sisters Press: Rowen, Wales 1993.

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Menke. The Complete Yiddish Poems. Translated by Benjamin and Barbara Harshav. Edited by Dovid Katz and Harry Smith
Maps by Giedre Beconyte
Published by The Smith: New York 2005, 914 pp.
     
    Land of Manna, second edition, ii+96 pp.
Fairy Glen Press: Capelulo, Wales 2009. With support from the Meishke and Phyllis Katz Committee for Menke Katz’s Works (Great Neck, New York).
   
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