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Translating Israel : contemporary Hebrew literature and its reception in America

Author: Alan L Mintz
Publisher: Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 2001.
Series: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
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This study traces the reception of Israeli literature in America from the 1970s to the present. The author analyzes the influences that have shaped modern Israeli literature and reflects on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mintz, Alan L.
Translating Israel.
Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606594211
Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan L Mintz
ISBN: 0815628994 9780815628996 0815629001 9780815629009
OCLC Number: 45136586
Description: vii, 272 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Nostalgia and apocalypse : Israeli literature in the 1970s --
The boom in Israeli fiction : an overview --
Agnon as modernist : the contours of a career --
The critique of the German-Jewish ethos in Agnon's Shira --
Between Holocaust and homeland : Agnon's "The sign" as inauguration story --
The unknown Appelfeld --
Constructing and deconstructing the mystique of Sephardism in Yehoshua's Mr. Mani and Journey to the end of the millennium --
David Grossman's postmodernist ambitions --
Revising the founders : telling and retelling in Meir Shalev's The blue mountain --
Concluding theological meditation : Hebrew literature as a source of modern Jewish thought.
Series Title: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Responsibility: Alan L. Mintz.

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