Hebrew Language and Literature
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The Radical Isaac
Examines the Yiddish-Hebrew writer I. L. Peretz's alignment with the Jewish working-class in Eastern Europe and his devotion to progressive politics.
Flesh of My Flesh
Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.
Analyzes audio recordings of interwar Hebrew plays, providing a new model for the use of sound in theater studies.
Argues that Jewish writers used depictions of Jews as animals to question prevalent notions of Jewish identity.
Poets on the Edge
Selections from twenty-seven Hebrew poets, many of whose poems appear here in English for the first time.
Dreaming the Actual
This anthology of contemporary fiction and poetry by Israeli women writers includes works originally written in Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, and English.
Between Exile and Return
This innovative study of the modern Hebrew writer, S. Y. Agnon, offers new insight into his literary transformations of Jewish themes and sources. With particular attention to Kafka, Hoffman situates ...