Literature

  • Anglo-Jewish Poetry from Isaac Rosenberg to Elaine Feinestein

    Anglo-Jewish Poetry from Isaac Rosenberg to Elaine Feinestein

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    Lawson, Peter

    This is the first book-length study to survey the phenomenon of twentieth-century Anglo-Jewish poetry. It proceeds by reading established Anglo-Jewish poets against the grain of conventional thinking about English verse. For example, rather than understanding Isaac Rosenberg and Siegfried Sassoon as simply First World War poets, it approaches them...

  • Art Drama Architecture Music

    Art Drama Architecture Music

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    An Anthology of Miron Grindea's ADAM Editorials, Volume I

    Edited by: Lasserson, Rachel

    ADAM International Review was the longest-running literary periodical in Europe. It first appeared in Britain during the Second World War and continued to challenge and entertain its readers until 1985, when the death of its only editor, Miron Grindea,...

  • Art Drama Architecture Music

    Art Drama Architecture Music

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    An Anthology of Miron Grindea's ADAM Editorials, Volume II

    Edited by: Lasserson, Rachel

    ADAM International Review was the longest-running literary periodical in Europe. It first appeared in Britain during the Second World War and continued to challenge and entertain its readers until 1985, when the death of its only editor, Miron Grindea,...

  • Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

    Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

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    Negev, Eilat

    This collection of biographies is the first of its kind, as Israeli literature is almost devoid of author biographies. They are arranged chronologically and cover a hundred years of Israeli literature; the change of style and subject matter hints at the demographical and historical transformations that have occurred during...

  • Commentary Magazine 1945-1959

    Commentary Magazine 1945-1959

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    'A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion'

    Abrams, Nathan

    Launched in 1945, Commentary magazine became one of America's most celebrated periodicals. Under the editorship of Elliot E. Cohen, it developed into the premier postwar journal of Jewish affairs attracting a readership far wider than its Jewish community origin. This book is the...

  • Contemporary Israeli Women's Writing

    Contemporary Israeli Women's Writing

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    Domb, Risa

    During the nineteenth and early twentieth century, women could not participate in the development of modern Hebrew literature. As pointed out in 1996's New Women's Writing from Israel, to which this is a successor volume, they could give vent to their poetic talents either in Yiddish, their spoken language,...

  • Echoes of a Lost Voice

    Echoes of a Lost Voice

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    Encounters with Primo Levi

    Calcagno, Giorgio; Poli, Gabriella

    Edited by: Angier, Carole

    Primo Levi-chemist, Italian, Jew, survivor of Auschwitz-was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. His masterpiece, If This Is a Man, is still one of the most widely read books on the Holocaust today. Echoes of a Lost Voice...

  • Forgetting to Remember

    Forgetting to Remember

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    Religious Remembrance and the Literary Response to the Holocaust

    Marshall, Sheridan

    Forgetting to Remember examines the remembrance of the Holocaust in literary texts by six European writers: Paul Celan, Geoffrey Hill, Gunter Grass, Imre Kertesz, Peter Weiss, and Samuel Beckett. Close readings of canonical texts - such as Grass's The Tin Drum...

  • Hebrew Writing of the First World War

    Hebrew Writing of the First World War

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    Abramson, Glenda

    Almost one and a quarter million Jewish soldiers took part in the First World War, spread through the armies on both sides of the conflict. Their numbers were more or less in proportion to the Jewish populations in the countries involved, and sometimes even greater. There is comparatively little...

  • Home Thoughts from Abroad

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    Distant Visions of Israel in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction

    Domb, Risa

    Copyright: 3/1/1995