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Hovering at a low altitude : the collected poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch

Author: Dalia Ravikovitch; Chana Bloch; Chana Kronfeld
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"[Ravikovitch's] song is both ancient and new, and it is unutterably poignant." -Stanley Kunitz

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Dalia Ravikovitch; Dalia Ravikovitch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dalia Ravikovitch; Chana Bloch; Chana Kronfeld
ISBN: 9780393065244 0393065243
OCLC Number: 286488224
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 271 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Love of an Orange (1959) --
The Love of an Orange --
The Central Pillar --
The Central Pillar --
Knowledge Comes Easy to the Wise --
Six Hundred Thirteen Commandments Plus One --
A Wicked Hand --
"On the road at night there stands the man" --
The Land of the Setting Sun --
The Land of the Setting Sun --
Savior --
The Coming of the Messiah --
Royal Gifts --
Clockwork Doll --
Clockwork Doll --
Picture --
The Rending --
The Sorrow of Night --
The Dove --
Sparks of Light --
Sparks of Light --
"A little woman made the world" --
Delight --
Blue Lizard in the Sun --
Love --
Intoxication --
The Seasons of the Year --
The Seasons of the Year --
Around Jerusalem --
The Moon in the Rain --
Like the Rolling Dust before the Whirlwind --
Hard Winter (1964) --
Questions and Answers --
The Blue West --
Time Caught in a Net --
Faraway Land --
Murmurings --
Hills of Salt --
The Hurling --
Flowers of Every Color --
The Blue West --
Warm Memories --
Requiem after Seventeen Years --
Mahlon and Chilion --
Trying --
The Second Trying --
Tirzah's Dreams --
Warm Memories --
The Roar of the Waters --
The Roar of the Waters --
A Hard Winter --
Heartbreak in the Park --
Crane --
Tirzah and the Whole Wide World --
Magic Spells --
Scoffing --
Outrage --
Unclear Days --
War in Zanzibar --
The End of the War --
On Account of a King --
The Turning of the Times --
The Further Travels of the Sea-Wolf --
Unclear Days --
Shunra --
Shunra II --
The Third Book (1969) --
Surely You Remember --
The Dress --
Two Garden Songs --
How Hong Kong Was Destroyed --
The Dress --
The Bullfrogs --
Waning and Waxing --
In the Right Wind --
The End of the Fall --
In the Right Wind --
The Imagination's a Thing That Hath No Measure --
The Horns of Hittin --
The Viking --
Portrait --
Two Ships Burning --
Australia --
A Private Opinion --
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, In Memoriam --
The Viking --
In Chad and Cameroon --
Pride --
The Marionette --
Even for a Thousand Years --
Next Year --
What's Happening --
Finally I'm Talking --
Hovering at a Low Altitude --
A Deadly Fear --
At Her Own Pace --
Cinderella in the Kitchen --
Light and Darkness --
We Had an Understanding --
"And Sympathy is all we need, my friend" --
A Declaration for the Future --
The Law of Gravitation --
Gadi in Richmond --
For the Ascent of His Soul --
True Love Isn't What It Seems --
Issues in Contemporary Judaism --
A Jewish Portrait --
They're Freezing Up North --
You Can't Kill a Baby Twice --
Get Out of Beirut --
Beheaded Heifer --
On the Attitude toward Children in Times of War --
Two Isles Hath New Zealand --
Hamlet, Supreme Commander --
Mother and Child (1992) --
Atypical Autumn --
Attempt to Express an Opinion --
A Far-Reaching Athletic Exercise --
Do or Die --
Signs and Portents --
The Cat --
State of Alert Drill --
Poem in the Arab Style, Perhaps --
Lying upon the Waters --
But She Had a Son --
What a Time She Had! --
A Mother Walks Around --
A Bottle on the Waters --
He Crashed before Takeoff --
The Story of the Arab Who Died in the Fire --
Lullaby --
Free Associating --
Rina Slavin --
Leafy Greenery --
To Every Thing There Is a Season --
When the Eyes Open --
History of the Individual --
The Captors Require a Song --
New Poems (1995) --
There Is No Fear of God in This Place --
Conversation with a Photo --
Oxygen --
The Way of All Nature --
Memento --
The Hope of the Poet --
Many Waters (2006) --
Many Waters --
As Though I Were Not --
Guilt Feelings --
Three or Four Cyclamen --
Kite in an Empty Sky --
Child Boy Man --
Etc. Etc --
More on the Matter of Ido --
Half an Hour before the Monsoon --
In the Year to Come, in the Days to Come --
She Doesn't Really Know --
The Feat of Love without Mama --
Rectangular Picture in an Oval Frame --
Banalia --
A Northern Winter's Day --
Briefing on the State of Affairs: Beginning of Summer --
Upside Down and Inside Out --
Adloyada in Manhattan --
Swimming Practice --
An Unsatisfactory Answer to the Question --
Sergeant Major Eyal Sameach.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld.

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