– 1950, New York
) was an Austrian-born German Expressionist poet. His poetry exemplifies rejection of bourgeois values and fascination with the Orient, particularly with China
. He spent most of his life in Berlin
, but also travelled widely across Europe
, and the Far East
. In 1930, he travelled to Palestine
, and published his impressions in a series of articles. Shortly before the Nazi take-over, Ehrenstein moved to Switzerland
, and in 1941 to New York
, where he died.
- Der Mensch Schreit (1916)
- Die rote Zeit (1917)
- Briefe an Gott (1922)
- Das gelbe Lied (1933) – adaptation of Chinese poetry
- Tubutsch (1911)
- Der Selbstmord eines Katers (1912)
- Ritter des Todes (1926)
- Gedichte und Prosa (posthumous edition – Jerusalem: 1961)
- Ehrenstein, Albert, article in Encyclopaedia Judaica.
- Beigel, A. Erlebnis und Flucht im Werk Albert Ehrensteins (1966).