Prairieblummen


Prairieblummen
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Den ëmfangräichste Gedichtband vu Lëtzebuerger, déi am 19. Joerhonnert an d'USA ausgewandert sinn. Theme sinn Erënnerungen un d'Heemecht, d'Liewen an Amerika, d'Pionéierzäit, d'Solidaritéit innerhalb vun der Lëtzebuerger Communautéit, d'Relioun an amerikanesch a lëtzebuergesch Soen a Geschichten. D'Buch ass 1883 zu Dubuque, Iowa, erauskomm. Auteure sinn den Zeitungsmann Nicolas Gonner (1835-1892), de Farmer an Dichter Nicolas Edouard Becker (1842-1920), besser bekannt als Beckesch Klos, an de Jean-Baptiste Nau (1859-1891), deen nëmmen e puer Joer an Amerika war ier en erëm zréck op Lëtzebuerg komm ass.

The largest poetry collection of 19th-century emigrants from Luxembourg to the United States. Topics are reminiscences about Luxembourg, the new life in America, pioneers, solidarity, religion as well as American and Luxembourgish folklore. Published in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1883, it contains poems by newspaper editor Nicolas Gonner (1835-1892), farmer and poet Nicolas Edouard Becker (1842-1920), better known as Beckesch Klos, and Jean-Baptiste Nau (1859-1891), who only spent a few years in the Unites States before returning to Luxembourg. - Summary by Sandra Schmit

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