Forever and Ever

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Forever and Ever
cover
Cover of the first English edition
Author(s) Savitri Devi
Cover artist R.G. Fowler, Michael J. Polignano
Country USA
Language English
Genre(s) Politics
Publisher Counter-Currents Publishing
Publication date 2012
Pages 128
ISBN 978-1-935965-09-1

Forever and Ever : Devotional Poems is a collection of poems consisting of 128 pages of mainly panegyric poems to Adolf Hitler and the by the authoress Savitri Devi proclaimed eternal values of National Socialism, written during the years of 1952 and 1953. The poems carry names made of numerical years, years which represent both periods in the life of the authoress and historical incidents, with an especial focus on Germany and its relation to National Socialism and Hitler. The book is published by Counter-Currents Publishing which has taken over the task of publishing the collected works of Savitri Devi from the Savitri Devi Archive.

Contents

From the back of the book

"Forever and Ever is a collection of devotional poems—hymns of praise and somber elegies—written in 1952 and 1953 and dedicated to Adolf Hitler. Forever and Ever is one of three books left unpublished when Savitri Devi died in 1982.

This volume also includes an additional poem, “In Memory of May 1st, 1945,” written in 1946 by Clara Sharland, which is probably a pen name of Savitri Devi.

Forever and Ever is the first of Savitri Devi’s long-awaited posthumous works to be published."

About the authoress

Savitri Devi (1905–1982) is one of the most original and influen­tial National Socialist thinkers of the post-World War II era. Born Maximine Julia Portaz in Lyons, France on 30 September 1905, she was of English, Greek, and Italian ancestry and described her nationality as “Indo-European.” She earned Master’s De­grees in philosophy and chemistry and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Lyons.

A self-described “nationalist of every nation” and an Indo-European pagan revivalist, Savitri Devi em­braced National Socialism in 1929 while in Palestine. In 1935, she traveled to India to experience in Hin­duism the last living Indo-Euro­pean pagan religion. Settling eventu­ally in Calcutta, she worked for the Hindu nationalist movement, married a Bengali Brahmin, the pro-Axis pub­lisher Asit Krishna Mukherji, and spied for the Japanese during World War II.

After World War II, Savitri Devi embarked upon an itinerant, as­cetic life. Her two chief activities were tirelessly witnessing on behalf of National Socialism and caring for homeless and abused animals.

Savitri Devi influenced such leading fig­ures of post-war National Socialism as George Lincoln Rockwell, Colin Jordan, William Pierce, and Miguel Serrano. In 1962, she took part in the Cotswolds camp, where the World Union of National Socialists (WUNS) was formed.

Her books include A Warning to the Hindus (1939), L’Etang aux lotus (The Lotus Pond) (1940), A Son of God: The Life and Philoso­phy of Akhnaton, King of Egypt (1946), later republished as Son of the Sun (1956), Akhnaton: A Play (1948), Defi­ance: The Prison Memoirs of Savitri Devi (1951), Gold in the Furnace: Experiences in Post-War Germany (1952), The Lightning and the Sun (1958), Pilgrimage (1958), Impeachment of Man (1959), Long-Whisk­ers and the Two-Legged Goddess (1965), Sou­venirs et réflexions d’une Aryenne (Memories and Reflec­tions of an Aryan Woman) (1976), and And Time Rolls On: The Savitri Devi Interviews (2005).

Savitri Devi died in Sible Hedingham, Essex, England on 22 October 1982, at the age of 77.

Said of the book

“Savitri Devi’s Forever and Ever is a book of highly charged paeans, laments, and hymns — non-semitic psalms — that belong on the shelf of every awakened and righteous Aryan.” — Leo Yankevich, author of Tikkun Olam and Other Poems

“Savitri Devi referred to these works as poetry, but they are much more than that. Each of these poems — most of which are in prose — contains an element of pure joyous fervor that can only be considered as a small piece of Savitri Devi herself. Holy. Ecstatic. Heathen paeans made with “words of burning faith.” “Serene even in hell,” as all Our souls should be. Editor R. G. Fowler has brought out an important — and intensely compelling — addition to the Savitri Devi canon.” — Juleigh Howard-Hobson, author of Somer & Other Poems

Contents

  • List of Illustrations viii
  • Editor’s Preface ix
  • Forever & Ever 1
  • Part I. Days of Growth 3
  • Chapter 1: 1918 5
  • Chapter 2: 1919 9
  • Chapter 3: 1923 14
  • Chapter 4: 1929 20
  • Chapter 5: 1932 27
  • Part II. Days of Glory 33
  • Chapter 6: 1933 35
  • Chapter 7: 1935 39
  • Chapter 8: 1938 45
  • Chapter 9: 1940 49
  • Chapter 10: 1942 55
  • Part III. Days of Horror 61
  • Chapter 11: 1945
  • “Prose” Version 63
  • “Verse” Variants 68
  • Chapter 12: 1946 69
  • Chapter 13: 1948 73
  • Chapter 14: 1949
  • “Verse” Version 78
  • “Prose” Version 84
  • Chapter 15: 1951 88
  • Chapter 16: 1953
  • “Prose” Version 91
  • “Verse” Version 95
  • Appendix
  • In Memory of May 1st, 1945 100
  • Editor’s Afterword 105
  • Index 111
  • About the Authoress 114

Publication data

Forever and Ever : Devotional Poems, Savitri Devi, 2012, Counter-Currents Publishing, ISBN 978-1-935965-09-1

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