Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Great Poems of the World)

Nelly Sachs published the short play, or “scenic poem,” Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1951; Eli: A Mystery Play of the Sufferings of Israel, 1967). Her fiction is collected in Legenden und Erzählungen (1921) and her correspondence with Paul Celan in Paul Celan, Nelly Sachs: Correspondence (1995).