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Harshav, Benjamin, 1928-
The polyphony of Jewish culture / Benjamin Harshav
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2007
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DS113 .H35 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jews -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Hebrew literature, Modern -- History and criticism
Yiddish poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Jews -- Identity
Physical Description viii, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Culture and history -- Theses on the historical context of the modern Jewish revolution -- Multilingualism -- The crisis of Jewish identity : S.Y. Agnon's Only yesterday -- American poetry in Yiddish and its background -- The last days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania -- Art and poetry -- On the beginnings of Israeli poetry and Yehuda Amichai's quatrains : a memoir -- The modern Hebrew poem itself : Nathan Alterman, Abba Kovner -- The role of language in Chagall's early paintings -- A. Sutzkever : life and poetry -- Note on the systems of Hebrew versification : Bible to present

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