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Title: Collected Plautdietsch Poems (Jesaumelde Plautdietsche Jedichte) and Selected Plautdietsch Stories
Written By: Eldo Neufeldt
Series Title: LINCOM Language Texts 01

The fascination with versifying stem's from the author's elementary school years in the Kansas public school system of the 1930s. Although the early efforts were nothing more than collections of unconscious iambic and trochaic feet, compliments from teachers, parents, and friends lent sufficient encouragement to keep the fascination alive.

The present collection consists primarily of the efforts of recent years, all earlier examples having unfortunately disappeared with the passage of time. The emotions, the inner and outer aspects of the author's young life with which these poems deal, were created and shaped during the Great Depression years of the 1930s. These experiences, heightened by the memory of the economic poverty and hardships of his family situation, caused a deep seriousness to develop in his psyche and most of the poems clearly reflect that".

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Germanic linguistics
Subject Language(s): Plautdietsch
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895867934
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 146
Prices: USD 43.70 / EUR 38