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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of these ghosts in the development of modern Hebrew literature and contemporary Israeli culture provides the subject of Karen Grumberg’s illuminating, revelatory critical study Hebrew Gothic . Because it has been tied for more than a century to the development of a national culture, forged primarily through...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... merging of colloquial, clichéd, and poetic language—misleadingly named “thin language” by critics—as well as on account of their flat, cartoonlike characters, so out of place in the novels of psychologically deep drama that characterized modern Israeli literature up to that moment. The central themes...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
... “The Rock of Our Very Existence”: Anton Shammas’s Arabesques and the Rhetoric of Hebrew Literature N SEPTEMBER 16, 1996, Benjamin Netanyahu, then Israeli Prime Minis- Oter, ordered the opening of a new gate to an archaic tunnel that connects...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
...’ in Nathan Alterman's Poetry: From Archetype to National Symbol.” Israel Affairs 20 . 2 ( 2014 ): 182 – 94 . Print . Brenner Rachel Feldhay . “Discourses of Mourning and Rebirth in Post-Holocaust Israeli Literature: Leah Goldberg's Lady of the Castle and Shulamith Hareven's ‘The Witness...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... there is such an unclear ‘religious awakening.’ I don’t think this is the way to ‘clean house’. It’s as if we said ‘Given that Israeliness is already so fifthly, let’s go back to Judaism,’ which is presented as a pure space of empathy, ethics and respect for the other. [I think it comes from] a longing for a state...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 limbotopia broad present historical imagination chronotope Israeli literature Works Cited Arad Maya . Short Story Master . Xargol , 2009 . Bakhtin Mikhail . The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . U of Texas P , 1981...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in support of an organic bond between tragedy and the novel. See King and especially the Introduction to Macpherson. Comparative Literature  67:4 DOI 10.1215/00104124-3327563  © 2015 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 430 Israeli culture. In several representative tragic works from...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the Israeli Arab/Palestinian is created as a national minority who as such is also (and necessarily so) a traitor, an inauthentic Palestinian, a wannabe Jew, in short, a failed identity. Indeed, Kashua's insistence on his “Israeliness” (by writing in Hebrew, referring to himself as an Israeli Arab...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and Palestinian narratives gradually infiltrate one another, developing an inextricable and dynamic bond between the Palestinian identity and its counterpart. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Sayed Kashua Susan Abulhawa Ghassan Kanafani Israeli other Palestinian literature Works Cited...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Literary History; Or Adventures in Hebrew School.” Ideology and Identity in Jewish American and Israeli Literature . Ed. Emily Budick. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001 . 177 -196. Kureishi, Hanif. My Ear at His Heart: Reading My Father . London: Faber and Faber, 2004 . ____. “My...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... In the 1980s, Mizrahi women writers — Amira Hess, Bracha Serri, Shelley Elkayam, Tikva Levi, and Miri Ben Simhon, for˙ instance —predominantly published poetry. See the collection Keys to the Garden: New Israeli ˙Writing, which appeared in 1996 (Alcalay). COMPAR ATIVE LITERATURE / 202 indeterminate...
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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 (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... within, at least to some extent. He was an active member of a binational communist party—the first Maki (Communist Party of Israel) and, later, Rakaḥ (New Communist List) 10 —and represented it in the Israeli parliament. He even accepted, to the dismay of many, the Israel Prize for Arabic Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Thomas R. Hart Inscription and Erasure: Literature and Western Culture from the Eleventh to the Eighteenth Century. By Roger Chartier. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xiii, 203 p. University of Oregon 2009...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... vorria trovar, cercasse (43.6; He would be an utter fool who sought for what he does not wish to fi nd). Comparative Literature 61:2 © 2009 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 178 Zatti’s essay “The Role of Turpin: Poetry and Truth in the Furioso” examines the poem’s metafi...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., cercasse (43.6; He would be an utter fool who sought for what he does not wish to fi nd). Comparative Literature 61:2 © 2009 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 178 Zatti’s essay “The Role of Turpin: Poetry and Truth in the Furioso” examines the poem’s metafi ctional dimension...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... vorria trovar, cercasse (43.6; He would be an utter fool who sought for what he does not wish to fi nd). Comparative Literature 61:2 © 2009 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 178 Zatti’s essay “The Role of Turpin: Poetry and Truth in the Furioso” examines the poem’s metafi...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 March 2024
.... “ Adversary as Protagonist: Palestinian Fiction by Mahmoud Shukair, Hanna Ibrahim, and Ibtisam Azem Mediated through the Perspective of Jewish Israeli Characters .” Middle Eastern Literatures 23 , no. 1–2 ( 2020 ): 24 – 43 . Yoel Eden . “ Ako selebs ” (“Acre Celebrities”). Mako , September...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... narrative that seeks to give prominence to the world, identity, languages, literature, and art of Mizrahi Jews in Israel and in the world, in offi cial Israel the words are still those of Bialik and his successors (on Israeli curricula see Chetrit, “Ashkenazi- Zionist Eraser”; and Firer). Thinking...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... observations of Brit Shalom  and its limitations, the “correct” attitude on which this critical account is based remains unclear. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 378 Scholem’s early insights may direct us towards such an understanding of de- colonization of Jewish-Israeli existence and consciousness...