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A.M. Klein

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Abraham Moses Klein was born in Ratno, Ukraine, and moved with his family to Montreal at the age of one. He studied classics and political science at McGill University and began publishing poetry and prose as a student. An active member of Canadian Young Judea, a Zionist youth organization, Klein edited its magazine, Judaean. Much of his early fiction and poetry was published there. From 1933-1956, Klein worked as a lawyer. He later became a visiting lecturer in poetry at McGill University and belonged to the Preview group of Montreal poets.

Books by A.M. Klein

Klein-rocking_chair The Rocking Chair

51b9w8xhe2l._aa240_ Selected Poems

0771034520 The Second Scroll


Hath Not a Jew

The Hitleriad

The Collected Poems of A.M. Klein

Short Stories

Literary Essays and Reviews

1724204 Doctor Dwarf and Other Poems for Children

Md363710302 Complete Poems

Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers

Selected Poems: A.M. Klein



February 14, 1909


August 20, 1972