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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 (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Schachter This article examines how Leah Goldberg's modernist novel Avedot , written between 1936 and 1939, but unpublished in her lifetime, theorizes the intersections of gender, Hebrew secularism, and Orientalism.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 (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... manuscripts) and readable in the ver- nacular (rather than in Latin, Greek, or Hebrew). In effect, Protestant Biblicism replaced the ecclesiastical mediation of priests and sacraments with another kind of mediation: translation and publication. The first complete English translation —​the so-called...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... actes et à grand spectacle, par Madame Alexandre . Paris : Barba , 1813 . Print . Hebrew-English Bible according to the Masoretic Text and the JPS 1917 Edition . 2005 . Web. < http://www/mechon-mamre.org >. Rtd. 17 Dec. 2015 . Holy Bible, The. Revised Standard Version. The New Oxford...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 347–361.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Press, 1995 . Niditch, Susan. War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence . New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993 . Paley, F.A., ed. Euripides, with an English commentary . Vol. 1 . London: Whittaker & Co., George Bell, 1872 . Pindar. Pindari Carmina cum...
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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 (2005) 57 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... old-fashioned “unscientific” Bible—the very antithesis of the new antebellum illustrated bibles with their geographical- historical notes and scientific maps: One old Sag-Harbor whaleman’s chief reason for questioning the Hebrew story was this:—He had one of those quaint old-fashioned Bibles...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 331–354.
Published: 01 September 2008
... by the Hebrew Bible’s frequent denunciations of human sac- rifice. That Jehovah may not always have abominated human sacrifice is a possi- bility that neither Jewish nor Christian commentators have been eager to enter- tain (Levenson). That Jephtha appears among...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... meaning of Coetzee’s at times ambiguous, if not confusing and ostensibly contradictory, literary expression. Dog-man “Theriomorphous,” the first chapter of Agamben’s The Open, treats “precious miniatures” in a thirteenth-century Hebrew Bible, now in the Ambrosian Library 1 In a...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
... centers on the study of Hebrew, the Hebrew Bible and the rabbinical tradition. It combines philology with his- THE SOUND OF MUSIC/413 torical work and the consideration of the religious tradition. Most programs of Judaistik concentrate on the study of...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 January 2001
... (pre)figural interpretations of the Hebrew Bible. Figure and face are the operative dyad here: Claudel aestheticizes the Hebrew biblical figures and in doing so petrifies the interhuman signification of the face. Aesthetics (immobilization, participation, abdica...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Paul Claudel and his (pre)figural interpretations of the Hebrew Bible. Figure and face are the operative dyad here: Claudel aestheticizes the Hebrew biblical figures and in doing so petrifies the interhuman signification of the face. Aesthetics (immobilization, participation, abdica...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Paul Claudel and his (pre)figural interpretations of the Hebrew Bible. Figure and face are the operative dyad here: Claudel aestheticizes the Hebrew biblical figures and in doing so petrifies the interhuman signification of the face. Aesthetics (immobilization, participation, abdica...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Paul Claudel and his (pre)figural interpretations of the Hebrew Bible. Figure and face are the operative dyad here: Claudel aestheticizes the Hebrew biblical figures and in doing so petrifies the interhuman signification of the face. Aesthetics (immobilization, participation, abdica...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Paul Claudel and his (pre)figural interpretations of the Hebrew Bible. Figure and face are the operative dyad here: Claudel aestheticizes the Hebrew biblical figures and in doing so petrifies the interhuman signification of the face. Aesthetics (immobilization, participation, abdica...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... medieval poets as inspiration and Goldberg’s implicit consideration of her own reading public. The novel stages the intimate address of a Hebrew poet to his readers, the interception of the poem by Nazi sympathizers, and in turn its publication in a German Orientalist journal as evidence of anti...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... inspired seventy identical translations of the Hebrew Bible into Greek, the Royal Asiatic Society collected the translations in sealed envelopes and opened them before a gather- ing of its most esteemed members. Comparison by a committee determined that the texts demonstrated “a very remarkable...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... people [unheim- licher als das arabisches Volk] another threat confronts us that is a necessary  consequence [mit Notwendig- keit] of the Zionist undertaking. What about the “actualization [Aktualisierung]” of Hebrew?8 He concludes: In a language where He is invoked back a thousand fold into our life...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the waning years of Roman 1 This kind of reading will then be codified by the exegetical tradition established by Augustine, a movement whereby the Hebrew Bible is subsumed under the logic of revisionist interpretation and named the “Old Testament.” For the origins of the method in the...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., 1991 . Shavit, Zohar. “Literary Interference Between German and Jewish-Hebrew Children's Literature During the Enlightenment: The Case of Campe.” Poetics Today 13 . 1 ( 1992 ): 41 -61. Shlosberg, Ber. “Khaykl Hurvits's `Seyfer tsofnas paneyakh.'” YIVO Bleter 12 ( 1937 ): 546 -58...