Karen Gershon

Standard Name: Gershon, Karen
Birth Name: Kaethe Loewenthal
Married Name: Kaethe Dampf
Pseudonym: Karen Gershon
Married Name: Kaethe Tripp
Primarily a poet, and by force of circumstances a poet of the Holocaust and the Kindertransport, KG also published collective biography, autobiography, social history, novels, and translation.
Black and white photograph of Karen Gershon, shown from the shoulders up. She is wearing a dark turtle neck and her hair is short, white, and wavy.
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Literary responses Seamus Heaney
The TLS review, despite SH 's earlier appearance in the pages of that journal, appeared to think this was his first book, grouping it with debut works by Karen Gershon and Ruth Fainlight . The...
Literary Setting Anita Brookner
It centres on two men, of very different temperaments, who first came to London, and first became friends, as child refugees. Since both are called Thomas, they are known by their last names, Hartmann...
Textual Production Monica Furlong
This journal's first issue (with Ruth Fainlight as the only female contributor) had appeared in 1965. The other female contributors to this volume were Birk, Karen Gershon , and Pamela Melnikoff .
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Textual Production Kathleen Nott
Lewis founded and ran this small private press, whose archive is now held by Reading University . Other poets in the Keepsake Chapbooks series included Karen Gershon and Anne Stevenson .


By 1975
The popularity of autobiographies and novels like Maxine Hong Kingston 's Woman Warrior and Rita Mae Brown 's Rubyfruit Jungle had opened a large and growing reading market for coming-of-age works by women writers from...