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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Gil Hochberg Abstract This article is about a recent wave of literary dystopias published in Israel, most of which center on the soon-to-come destruction of the Jewish state. Notable among these are The Third ( Ha-shlishi ) by Yishai Sarid (2015), Mud ( Tit ) by Dror Burstein (2016), and Nuntia...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sami Shalom Chetrit In this essay I offer a radical Mizrahi reading of the poetry of the Ashkenazi Zionist poet Haim Nahman Bialik—that is, a reading that examines Jewish and Israeli history and culture through the radical Mizrahi discourse that has evolved in Israel during the past generation...
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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 (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of both visual theory and personal reflection, to the Israel of the first Intifada and its aftermath. Drawing on Matalon's use of Barthes, the essay seeks to highlight Camera Lucida 's theoretical tensions and to show how these tensions were productive for an experimental mode of critical writing. In her...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the essay negotiate multiple attachments to spaces in Russia, the United States, and even Israel. Using theory in cultural criticism and urban geography, the article demonstrates that the fiction locates home on the scale of the city, neighborhood, and domestic space, rather than the nation. Applying...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the veneration of saintly relics in Christianity, was secularized in the tale of Lemminkäinen in the Finnlandic epic Kalevala . In the biblical tale of the Levite of Ephraim, in contrast, the dismembered parts of the protagonist's violated spouse are sent to the tribes of Israel to unite them against a common...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 March 2024
..., as central to their imaginings of an inclusive political future in Israel/Palestine in the post-Oslo era. In revivifying eighteenth-century Acre and the city’s triumphant defeat of Napoleon in 1799, Hlehel’s creatively embellished historical novel curates an effortless cascade of emotionally contagious...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Erwin Rosinberg Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art . By Israel Nico . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 299 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 459...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Rachel Feldhay . “The Search for Identity in Israeli Arab Fiction: Attallah Mansour, Emile Habiby, and Anton Shammas.” Israel Studies 6 . 3 ( 2001 ): 92 – 102 . Print . Dabbagh Selma . Out of It . New York : Bloomsbury , 2012 . Print . Dallal Shaw . Scattered like Seeds...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...—a satirical antihero and a Palestinian citizen of Israel. The novel begins with Saeed’s miraculous disappearance, as he takes off with extraterrestrial creatures, and then unfolds in Saeed’s depictions of the events that led him to disappear. One might therefore say that what truly ties together the different...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Borges Jorge Luis . Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings . New Directions , 1964 . Castel Bloom Orly . Human Parts . Translated by Bilu Dalya , David R. Godine Publisher (first published in Israel in 2002) , 2003 . Eshel Amir . Futurity: Contemporary...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... an oxymoron —​as the Stalinist-sponsored anti-Semitism that erupted after the creation of Israel unfolded. In a disagreement with Jean-Paul Sartre over what constituted “authentic” Jewishness, figures like Sidney Hook and Harold Rosenberg prioritized cul- tural diversity over Soviet foregrounding...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... are not immediately clear. To whom or to what is she offering the baby? What is the nature of this new covenant? On the one hand, Dolly is clearly reluctant to give up Son to Pan-T and their pointless military escapades. On the other, she herself binds Son to the national ethos by carving the map of Israel on his...
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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 (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Print . Heller Joseph . 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...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 331–354.
Published: 01 September 2008
...” war (in his case, against the Ammonites). As one of ancient Israel’s judges, he is also a representative of Israel’s pre-monarchical mode of self-governance, which, especially for Dutch and English varieties of republicanism, had something...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 158–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
....'” Research in African Literature 24 ( 1993 ): 13 -25. Shen, Yishayahu. “Poetica shel hetrogeniut” [Hetrogenic Poetics: A Review of Albert Swissa's Aqud]. Davar 3 March 1991 . 18 . Shohat, Ella. “Sephardim in Israel: Zionism from the Standpoint of Its Jewish Victims.” Social Text 19/20...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Critical Articles on His Work]. Ed. Aviezer Weiss. Tel Aviv: Am oved, 1975 . 170 -79. Barzel, Hillel. Shirat Eretz Yisrael: Avraham Shlonsky, Natan Alterman, Leah Goldberg [Poetry of the Land of Israel: Avraham Shlonsky, Natan Alterman, Leah Goldberg] . Vol. 5 . Tel Aviv: Sifriyat po'alim, 2001...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-007 IN SPITE OF PARTITION: JEWS, ARABS, AND THE LIMITS OF THE SEPARATIST IMAGINATION. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. What would it mean to bring the contested terrain of Israel/Palestine into the ever- shifting terra...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-007 IN SPITE OF PARTITION: JEWS, ARABS, AND THE LIMITS OF THE SEPARATIST IMAGINATION. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. What would it mean to bring the contested terrain of Israel/Palestine into the ever- shifting terra...