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.

Possessed Voices

Analyzes audio recordings of interwar Hebrew plays, providing a new model for the use of sound in theater studies.

The Infrahuman

Argues that Jewish writers used depictions of Jews as animals to question prevalent notions of Jewish identity.

Shattered Vessels

The first book-length study of the Israeli novelist David Shahar.

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 ...