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The selected poetry of Dan Pagis

Author: Dan Pagis; Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1996.
Series: Literature of the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dan Pagis (1930-1986) spent three of his adolescent years in a Nazi camp before arriving in Palestine in 1946. He became one of the most vibrant voices in modern Israeli poetry and is considered a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Dan Pagis; Dan Pagis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Pagis; Stephen Mitchell
ISBN: 0520205391 9780520205390
OCLC Number: 34583883
Language Note: English translation from the Hebrew.
Notes: Originally published: Variable directions. San Francisco : North Point Press, 1989.
Description: xvi, 153 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Alter --
Autobiography --
Brothers --
The Souvenir --
Ein Leben --
Homily --
Siege --
The Last Ones --
In the Laboratory --
The Readiness --
The Caveman Is Not about to Talk --
A Lesson in Observation --
Spaceship --
Final Examination --
Written in Pencil in the Sealed Railway-Car --
An Opening to Satan --
Europe, Late --
The Roll Call --
Testimony --
Instructions for Crossing the Border --
Draft of a Reparations Agreement --
Footprints --
The Tortoise --
A Modest Sum --
Snake --
Tidings --
Bestiary --
Writers --
Tropical Greenhouse --
Information --
Real-Life Story --
Twelve Faces of the Emerald --
A Moment at the Louvre --
Lament for a Master of Style --
Encounters --
Fragments of an Elegy --
Twenty Years in the Valley --
Jason's Grave in Jerusalem --
An Ancient Complaint --
Memorial Evening --
Central Park, Twilight --
The Grand Duke of New York --
Early Winter, Long Island --
The Deceased Writer: Photograph in the Rain.
Series Title: Literature of the Middle East.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated by Stephen Mitchell ; with an introduction by Robert Alter.
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"A wonderful introduction to one of Israel's major poets. . . . [Mitchell] gives Pagis a crisp free voice in English. . . . Pagis's work has a quality which can be enjoyed when read aloud. Overall, Read more...

 
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