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Twenty girls to envy me : selected poems of Orit Gidali

Author: Orit Gidali; Marcela Malek Sulak
Publisher: Austin, Texas : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, [2016]
Series: Modern Middle East literatures in translation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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Contains selected poems in English and the original Hebrew, selected from Twenty Girls to Envy Me, Closing In, and Cradle. Also includes two new poems: A Thousand Nights and Child.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Hebrew poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Orit Gidali
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orit Gidali; Marcela Malek Sulak
ISBN: 9781477309575 1477309578
OCLC Number: 922911528
Language Note: Parallel text in English and Hebrew.
Description: xxiv, 102 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Did you pack it yourself? --
My beloved --
Note --
Hard morning --
Psalm --
The binding of Isaac V --
That girl --
Sarah laughed again --
Kohelet --
Isaac --
Samson and Absalom --
God of straw mothers --
We could have lived so well, you say, and gaze at her, still pretty --
Soon it will be dark --
Heir to the curfew --
Island --
Beggar --
The love, Yonatan --
Bird --
I call to tell a friend that my mother is dying --
Reverse Sati --
Yearning crumbs --
A thousand nights --
Child.
Series Title: Modern Middle East literatures in translation series.
Other Titles: 20 girls to envy me
Responsibility: translated, edited, and introduced by Marcela Sulak.

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Contains selected poems in English and the original Hebrew, selected from Twenty Girls to Envy Me, Closing In, and Cradle. Also includes two new poems: A Thousand Nights and Child.  Read more...

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"Like the women who came before her, Orit Gidali's themes are distinct from those of Israel's male writers. At 42, she is among the top-selling poets in Israel, and the window she opens onto women's Read more...

 
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