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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the perspective of a modern Hebrew poet and Orientalist scholar, Elhanan Yehuda Kron, who travels from Palestine to Berlin to pursue his research on the Islamic origins of Jewish mysticism. Through Kron 1 s experiences in Berlin in the 1930s, the novel calls attention to how the origin of modern secular Hebrew...
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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
... 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-derekh...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and Imaginism to create his own idiosyncratic Hebrew modernism. At the center of his modernist poetry and manifestoes is a chameleon-like lyrical “I” that dominates the text as it unfolds. Shlonsky brilliantly used a new literary Hebrew to create himself as a revolutionary modernist poet. Like many of his...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... suggests that Hebrew phrasing and poetics of mood offer a potent concept for the analysis of epistemological foundations of early twentieth-century modernism in Hebrew literature while drawing an outline for a wider, comparative view on early twentieth-century European modernism in light of the concept...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the interwar work of Hebrew and Yiddish modernists, whose syntactically dense “imagist” poems mimicked the physical form of sculpture. See Mann, “Picturing Anna Margolin” and “Visions of Jewish Modernism.” 9 Parenthetical references to the novel cite the page number of the English translation...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... participating in a broader ethical dialogue about victimhood and oppression. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Lea Goldberg Edgar Allan Poe Hebrew gothic temporality sanctuary victimhood Works Cited Abramson Glenda . Drama and Ideology in Modern Israel . Cambridge : Cambridge UP...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Mark. Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and the Struggle for Palestine, 1880–1948 . Berkeley: California UP, 2005 . Levy, Lital. “From Baghdad to Bialik with Love: A Re-appropriation of Modern Hebrew Poetry, 1933.” Comparative Literature Studies 42 .3 ( 2005 ): 135 -54. “Limdu Ivrit...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to ask how we should understand the particular linguistic register of these dystopian novels. After all, each of these modern and contemporary texts is written in a peculiar language—biblical or Rabbinic Hebrew, which is far removed from modern spoken or written Hebrew. In other words...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... color their por- trayal of the nation and of the modern individual’s encounter with daily life. As I have argued elsewhere, it is this tragic hue and sensibility that distinguishes late nineteenth-century nationalist-oriented Hebrew works from their mid-nineteenth- century predecessors, as well...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in the Humanities 30 . 1–2 ( 2003 ): 46 – 59 . Print . ———. Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader's Guide . New York : Syracuse UP , 2011 . Print . Shammas Anton . Arabesqot. (Hebrew) . Tel Aviv : Am Oved Publishers , 1986 . Print . ———. “An Arab Voice in Israel.” New York Times...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... translations of Hebrew scripture, qualifying that he intended not to render the prophets, for instance, in verse but rather to aid the reading process (23–24). 7 In modern biblical scholarship, by contrast, this term denotes the basic unit of biblical verse, determined according to rhythm rather than meter...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . From Brit Shalom to Ichud: Judah Leib Magnes and the Struggle for a Binational State in Palestine . Jerusalem : The Hebrew University Magnes Press , 2003 . Print . Hersh Seymour . The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy . New York : Random House , 1991...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the 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 (2022) 74 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2022
.../articles/69400/tradition-and-the-individual-talent . Feldman Yael . “ Bilingualism and Poetic Modernism: The Yiddish Sources of the Hebrew Imagism of Gabriel Preil .” AJS Review 6 ( 1981 ): 137 – 60 . “ Gentiles and Yiddish Literature .” In Harshav and Harshav , American...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 158–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
...), ethno-religious communities (such as Jews), and languages (such as Hebrew) from their marginal status, so as to promote a transnational, multilingual and cross-ethnic study of Maghrebian literature. But my comparative reading of the novels is also aimed at broadening the context within which Modern...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Hochberg, Gil. “`The Dispossession of Hebrew': Anton Shammas's Arabesques and the Cultural Space of Language.” Crisis and Memory: The Representation of Space in Modern Levantine Narrative . Ed. Ken Seigneurie. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2003 . 51 -66. Howe, Irving. “News from Elsewhere.” Rev...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
...,” offering instead nuanced readings of rarely read literary texts. Tracing the influence of European Orien- talist tendencies on modern Hebrew literature from the late nineteenth century to the present, Peleg gives an extensive and lucid account of the manner by which modern Hebrew literature...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
... valuable contribution to hermeneutics, also informs Herder’s biblical scholarship. Inspired by the English Hebrew scholar Bishop Robert Lowth, On the Spirit of Hebrew Poetry approaches the Old Testament not as a Holy Writ but rather as a poetic text in which the values of ancient Hebrews are enshrined...