Karen Gershon , born Kaethe Loewenthal (1923-1993) was a writer and poet British born in Germany. He was able to flee, with fifteen years, to Great Britain in December of 1938.
His book “We came as Childen: A Collective Autobiography” uses a number of kindertransport testimonials to construct a unitary.
One of his best-known poems, “I Was not There,” describes his guilty feelings about not being there when his parents were killed by the Nazis .
- THE YEAR IMPLACABLE Poetas Nuevos 1959, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1960
- SELECTED POEMS Gollancz 1966
- LEGACIES AND MEETINGS Gollancz 1972
- MY DAUGHTERS, MY SISTERS Gollancz 1975
- VOLUNT OF BABYLON Gollancz 1979
- COLLECTED POEMS Macmillan, 1990 Papermac
- NOTES OF GRACE (with drawings by Stella Tripp), Happy Dragons Press, 2002
- We came as children, Gollancz 1966, republished Macmillan, Papermac 1989
- POSDATA: A Collective Account of the Lives of Jews in West Germany since the Second World War Gollancz 1969
- A LITTLE CHILD (autobiography, v.1) Peter Owen 1993
- BURN HELEN Harvester Press 1980
- THE PAN OF EXILE Gollancz 1985
- THE FIFTH GENERATION Gollancz 1987
- We come as children Harcourt Brace & World 1967
- SELECTED POEMS Harcourt Brace & World 1967
- A TEMPERED WIND (autobiography, v.2, 1938 @ -1943) Northwestern University Press 2009
- WIR KAMEN ALS More AMABLE Alibaba Verlag 1988
- DAS FÜNFTE GENERATION Alibaba Verlag 1988
- DAS UNTERKIND Rowohlt 1992
- MICH NUR ZU TRÖSTEN BESTIMMT Karin Fischer, Roter Stein 2000 Edition
- Peter Lawson (2006) Anglo-Jewish poetry by Isaac Rosenberg to Elaine Feinstein. Pub. Vallentine Mitchell.
- JM Ritchie, Exiles that Germans speak in Britain , Rodopi, Amsterdam, 2001, ISBN 90-420-1537-3 .
- Literary Property of Karen Gershon (see External Links).