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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Dina Berdichevsky Abstract This article explores the moment of “invention” of the Hebrew mood. Around the year 1900 a new expression for mood appeared in Hebrew: matsav ruah . The articulation of a new linguistic expression was paralleled by the rise of an original atmospheric prose, mood prose, in...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
...-shniya .” Ph.D. Diss. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2003 . Hever, Hannan. “`Ivrit be-'eto shel `arvi: Shisha prakim `al `Arabeskot me-et Anton Shamas.” Te'orya u-vikoret 1 ( 1991 ): 23 -38. ____. “Shisha kta'im `al `Arabeskot shel Anton Shamas.” Ha-mila ha-ktuva ( 1986 ): 58 -61...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Allison Schachter This article examines how Leah Goldberg's modernist novel Avedot , written between 1936 and 1939, but unpublished in her lifetime, theorizes the intersections of gender, Hebrew secularism, and Orientalism. Goldberg's novel dramatizes the crisis of secular European Hebrew through...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Gil Z. Hochberg Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination. By Yaron Peleg. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 153 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/349 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
...NAOMI BRENNER From the early years of his long and prolific writing career, Hebrew poet Avraham Shlonsky continually wrote and rewrote himself into the early twentieth-century cultural scene as consummate artist and ideologue. Affiliating his artistic persona with a new Zionist language, ideology...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Naomi Brenner Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . By Schachter Allison . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 198 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... kitve Mendele Mocher Sforim . Tel Aviv : Dvir , 1947 . 399 – 405 . Print . ———. “Shem and Japheth on the Train.” Trans. Lever Walter . Modern Hebrew Literature . Ed. Alter Robert . Springfield : Behrman House , 1975 . 15 – 40 . Print . Agnon Shmuel Yosef . “Ba...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Neta Stahl Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact . By Brenner Naomi . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2016 . 320 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 348 “forgets to be” and imagines himself at one with...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... ( Kfor ) by Shimon Adaf (2010). These texts draw on biblical or Rabbinic Hebrew, Jewish sources, and Jewish historical events (specifically the destruction of the First and Second Temples), making them just as much about a dystopian past as they are about a dystopian future. They are, in other words...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... essay examines Kashua's active participation in the Israeli (Hebrew) public sphere and the way in which his writings take part in the construction of a critical minority discourse. By this I do not simply mean the obvious: that, as a Palestinian citizen of Israel, Kashua occupies a minority position...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Maya Barzilai Following the 1988 translation of Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida into Hebrew, Ronit Matalon, an Israeli writer of Egyptian extraction, began interpolating Barthes into her writing, in part through unacknowledged quotations. This essay explores how Camera Lucida “traveled,” as a piece...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... spoken qualities of the Hebrew Bible by allowing the human breath to dictate line divisions. Celan repurposed the breath-unit for his post-Shoah poetics: it registered, for him, a further disruption of the Hebrew-German translational link, following the demise of the Jewish community of readers. Celan’s...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
... negated. Finally, by tracing the same structure of negated subjectivity in the work of the Hebrew poet Dan Pagis, I show that this dispute is not merely a local debate between two German-language thinkers but an indication of a deeper fault line in poetic representation of the Holocaust. © 2014 by...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... potential for serious political work. The essay takes Hebrew culture as its primary example. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Tragedy Zionism Oedipus Antigone Ronit Matalon's Sarah Sarah Butler Works Cited Abrahams Israel . Jewish Life in the Middle Ages . 1898 . New York...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... In light of the ideological quandaries that shaped Goldberg, I argue that the paradigm of insecure sanctuaries and competing temporalities underlies her revision of both gothic and Zionist notions of victimization. Goldberg's play thus reflects her ambivalence regarding the development of Hebrew...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Shir Alon Abstract Focusing on Hebrew writer Orly Castel-Bloom’s novel Dolly City (1993), as well as on her short stories published in the same period, this essay analyzes how neoliberal principles of risk management, primarily risk privatization and speculation, shape postmodernist literary genres...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... era; Henry Roth’s Call It Sleep (1934), where the detritus of a Lower East Side childhood become symbolic totems of a violent coming-of-age; and S. Y. Agnon’s Just Yesterday (Hebrew, 1946), an epic novel of immigration, cultural renaissance, and insanity set in Jaffa and Jerusalem, wherein taxidermy...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Aberbach, David. Bialik . London: Halban, 1988 . ———, ed. and trans. C. N. Bialik: Selected Poems . Duckworth: Overlook Press, 2004 . Alfi, Yossi. How to Make an Iraqi, A Book of Poems . Tel Aviv: Sifriat Poalim, 1981 . [Hebrew] Atar, Hadari, ed. Selected Poems of Hayim Nahman Bialik...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... . ———. “Dhâkira lil-Nisyân.” (Arabic) . Al Karmel 21–22 ( 1986 ): 4 – 96 . Print . ———. Memory for Forgetfulness . Trans. Muhavi Ibrahim . Berkeley : U of California P , 1995 . ———. “Hagalut kol-kach Hazakah Betokhee, olai Avea ota Artzah.” (Hebrew) . Hadarim 12 ( Spring 1996 ): 172...