A Poetic Paradox: Gender and Self in Anna Margolin’s Mary Cycle

Melissa Weininger

Weininger analyzes Anna Margolin's cycle of poems entitled "Mary," exploring her use of Christological themes and figures and the expression of identity and self-definition in the poems. 

Texts & Translation

"איר שמייכל", "אַ מענטש"

"Her Smile" and "A Man"

Anna Margolin

Translation by Joseph Kary

New translations of two poems from Anna Margolin's lider.


לויט די לייענערס | Readers Respond: Moyshe Stavsky

Madeleine Cohen

Readers write in to tell us about the Hebrew-Yiddish writer who was also Anna Margolin's first husband.