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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Shachar Pinsker This essay examines the ways in which Yiddish—as a language, a set of literary traditions and practices, and a “postvernacular”—operates within the context of Israeli, Hebrew-dominated literature. After establishing the subject's poetic, historical, and political framework, I...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 595–617.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Morani Kornberg This article introduces, for the first time, the marginalized writings of Israeli-statehood-generation poet Maxim Ghilan (1931–2005), who lived in self-exile in Paris as a result of his political activism. By investigating the relationship between lyric poetry and nationalism...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 61–93.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to the work of the Israeli poet, Avot Yeshurun—in particular, how the mother tongue underlying his Hebrew writing forms a subversive tradition and, as such,fulfills new, unprecedented roles in his poetry. I discuss the ways in which the montage (of words, perspectives, languages, and cultural worlds...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 539–559.
Published: 01 December 2020
... evaluating a particular literary response (a solution) to the entrapment of life forces in pathological modes of existence (a problematics). The author discusses how and why a Deleuzian reading is both possible and desirable and takes Israeli author David Grossman’s novel The Book of Intimate Grammar as its...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 245–251.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on Harshav’s impact on Israeli cul- ture (academy included) and on his Hebrew publications, with only spo- radic references to his English publications (detailed in the following bib- liography and accessible to readers of Poetics Today); I’ll concentrate on one of his many fields of interest...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the 2011 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies. He is the editor of the forthcom- ing Women’s Hebrew Poetry on American Shores and a volume of Israeli Yiddish short stories in Hebrew translation. He is the coeditor of Hebrew, Gender, and Modernity (2007). He has published...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 385–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
... possessed Czerniakow’s diary, writ- ten in Polish. In 1964, the Israeli ambassador to Canada had acquired the diary from a woman who had managed to escape the Warsaw ghetto and hide on the ‘‘Aryan’’ side of the city. She took the diary with her when she left Poland and later sold it. Published first...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (1): 81–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . London : Faber & Faber . Hever Hannan 2017 “ Opposing Identity Politics and Venturing Beyond It: Following Carol Jacobs on The Piano ” (in Hebrew). Mikan: Journal for Hebrew and Israeli Literature and Culture Studies 17 : 443 – 53 . Jacobs Carol 1994 “ Playing Jane...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (1): 153.
Published: 01 March 2009
... identity politics in Philip Roth’s early fiction and on competing national narratives of the saving of the Bulgarian Jews during World War II. He recently translated a play by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, currently in its third season in Sofia, Bulgaria. J. Martin Daughtry...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
... at the Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics, Tel Aviv University, where she is researching a methodology of the magazine form and the role of Israeli women’s magazines in promoting an alternative bourgeois culture along- side the Zionist enterprise. She has published several articles on Stephen...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 261–262.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Allusion Poetics and Theory of Literature  ‘‘Method in Mad- ness: Notes on the Structure of Parody, Based on Mad’s T.V. Satires Poetics Today  ‘‘Represented Reality and Literary Models: European Autumn on Israeli Soil Poetics Today and, ‘‘Poetics of the Homeric Simile and Theory of [Poetic...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (4): 735–737.
Published: 01 December 2014
...” 591 Pinsker, Shachar “That Yiddish Has Spoken to Me”: Yiddish in Israeli Literature 325 Roskies, David G. Call It Jewspeak: On the Evolution of Speech in Modern Yiddish Writing 225 Seidman, Naomi “A Gift for the Jewish People”: Henry Einspruch’s Der Bris...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 387–436.
Published: 01 September 2008
... are professionals: the “Carlos” in The Bourne Identity runs a professional assassins-for-hire opera- tion; in George Jonas’s Vengeance (1984), which is the basis of the Steven Spielberg movie Munich (2006) and which can perhaps better be read as a novel than as a work of journalism, the Israeli...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (1-2): 207–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., and in the Laboratory for Cognitive Poetics at Ben-Gurion University. She has published four books on the early modern period, including a monograph study of The Christian Hebraism of John Donne (2010). She has also published essays on English, American, and Israeli poetry, focusing on the use of Bakhtinian...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of political resistance—specifically her notion of human “natality,” the human potential for constantly creating new beginnings. The third chapter, “Thinking Sculptures,” analyzes several sculpture-monuments by Israeli artist and architect Dani Karavan. While for Eshel poems and paintings can inspire self...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 749–751.
Published: 01 December 2020
... translation appeared in the volumeDeleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Feminism (edited by Janae Sholtz and Cheri Carr, 2019) and in symploke¯. Morani Kornberg is a writer, scholar, and artist whose work revolves around the violent legacies of colonialism, transnational feminism, Israeli and Pales- tinian...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 February 2017
... has published four books on the early modern period, including a monograph study entitled The Christian Hebraism of John Donne (2010). She has also pub- lished essays on English, American, and Israeli poetry, focusing on the use of Bakhtinian discourse, as well as the cognitive dimensions...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 739–748.
Published: 01 December 2020
...- gration of the SS officer s authority over his narration not just as a falling apart of his own identity but, more broadly, as expressing the limits of our narrative understanding of the horrors of history. Two works by the Israeli author David Grossman, To the End of the Land (2010) and Falling out...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., different. Jews there preferred to focus on the kinds of themes that would help build the new Jewish state—heroism, strength, invulnerability. But these were themes that were undercut by the Holocaust, in which Jews had been supreme victims who, as some Israelis put it, had gone to their deaths ‘‘like...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 353–362.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and Semiotics 354 Poetics Today 30:2 close attention to the literary features of the text in the context of the bib- lical canon as a whole. On the other hand, French-speaking narrative criticism constitutes a quite late appropriation of Israeli and English-speaking literary approaches...