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Harshav, Benjamin 1928-

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Works: 43 works in 112 publications in 5 languages and 4,251 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PJ4551, 492.40904
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Publications about Benjamin Harshav
Publications by Benjamin Harshav
Most widely held works by Benjamin Harshav
Language in time of revolution by Benjamin Harshav( file )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
This text on culture and consciousness in history concerns the worldwide transformations of Jewish culture and society and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language following the waves of pogroms in Russia in 1881, when large numbers of Jews in Eastern and Central Europe redefined their identity as Jews in a new and baffling world
The last days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania : chronicles from the Vilna ghetto and the camps, 1939-1944 by Herman Kruk( Book )
12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called "The Jerusalem of Lithuania. This unique chronicle includes many recovered pages of Kruk's diaries and provides a powerful eyewitness account of the annihilation of the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe. This volume includes the Yiddish edition of Kruk's diaries published in 1961 and translated here for the first time, as well as many widely scattered pages of the chronicles, collected here for the first time and meticulously deciphered, translated, and annotated. Kruk describes vividly the collapse of Poland in September, 1939, life as a refugee in Vilna, the manhunt that destroyed most of Vilna Jewry in the summer of 1941, the creation of a ghetto and the persecution and self-rule of the remnants of the "Jerusalem of Lithuania, " the internment of the last survivors in concentration camps in Estonia, and their brutal deaths. Kruk scribbled his final diary entry on September 17, 1944, managing to bury the small, loose pages of his manuscript just hours before he and other camp inmates were shot to death and their bodies burnt on a pyre. Kruk's writings illuminate the tragedy of the Vilna Jews and their courageous efforts to maintain an ideological, social, and cultural life even as their world was being destroyed. To read Kruk's day-by-day account of the unfolding of the Holocaust is to discern the possibilities for human courage and perseverance even in the face of profound fear
A. Sutzkever selected poetry and prose by Abraham Sutzkever( file )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
American Yiddish poetry : a bilingual anthology by Barbara Harshav( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Yiddish and held by 466 libraries worldwide
"Translations with the participation of Kathryn Hellerstein, Brian McHale and Anita Norich." Glossary
The meaning of Yiddish by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Sing, stranger : a century of American Yiddish poetry : a historical anthology ( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A shpigl oyf a shṭeyn : anṭologye : poezye un proze fun tsṿelf farshniṭene yidishe shraybers in Raṭn-Farband ( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in Yiddish and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Hebräisch : Sprache in Zeiten der Revolution by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 45 libraries worldwide
ha-Tarbut ha-aḥeret : Yidish ṿeha-śiaḥ ha-Yehudi by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in Hebrew and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Marc Chagall : Meisterwerke 1908-1922 by Marc Chagall( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Explorations in poetics by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Marc Chagall and his times : a documentary narrative by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogues with the events and ideologies of his time. It includes hundreds of private letters and documents written by Chagall and his contemporaries in Russian, Yiddish, French, English, and other languages, translated by Benjamin and Barbara Harshav into English and placed in their personal and historical context. The narrative encompasses Chagall's long life (1887-1985) in Russia, France, and the United States, as well as in Germany and Israel. It also explores his deep roots in folk culture, his personal relationships and loves, and his involvement with the art of the Russian Revolution, Surrealism, Communism, Zionism, Yiddish literature, and the State of Israel. The book exposes the complex relationships between Chagall's three cultural identities: Jewish, Russian, and French. It is a biography of the turbulent times of the twentieth century and the transformations of a Jew in it - his meteoric rise from the "ghetto" of the Russian Pale of Settlement to the centers of modern culture." "Marc Chagall and His Times provides a major contribution to the understanding of some of the central problems of modern art: originality, the interaction between the formal discoveries of the avant garde and cultural or multi-cultural representation, and the relations between an artist's art and his personal biography."--BOOK JACKET
The polyphony of Jewish culture by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Šîrat hat-teḥiyyā hā-ʻivrît : antôlôgyā hîsṭôrît-bîqqôrtît ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Hebrew and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Šîrat hat-teḥiyyā hā-ʻivrît : antôlôgyā hîsṭôrît-bîqqôrtît ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Hebrew and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Moscow Yiddish theater : art on stage in the time of revolution by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Marc Chagall on art and culture : including the first book on Chagall's art by A. Efros and Ya. Tugendhold (Moscow, 1918) by Marc Chagall( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Marc Chagall (1887-1985) traversed a long route from a boy in the Jewish Pale of Settlement to a commissar of art in revolutionary Russia, to the position of a world-famous French artist. This book presents for the first time a comprehensive collection of Chagall's public statements on art and culture. The documents and interviews shed light on his rich, versatile, and enigmatic art from within his own mental world. The book raises the problems of a multicultural artist with several intersecting identities and the tensions between modernist form and cultural representation in twentieth-century art. It reveals the travails and achievements of his life as a Jew in the twentieth century and his perennial concerns with Jewish identity and destiny, Yiddish literature, and the state of Israel. This collection includes annotations and introductions of the Chagall texts by the Benjamin Harshav that elucidate the texts and convey the changing cultural contexts of Chagall's life."--BOOK JACKET
Širat hat-teḥiyya ha-ʻivrit : antologya hisṭorit-biq-qortit ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in Hebrew and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Marc Chagall : tradiciones judías by Sylvie Forestier( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Segmentation an motivation in the text continuum of literary prose : the first episode of war and peace by Benjamin Harshav( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Daniel, Gabi, 1928-

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Charšav, Bendžamin 1928-
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Haršav, Benyamīn, 1928-
Haršav, Binyamin.
Haršav, Binyāmîn 1928-
Harshar, Binyamin 1928-
Harshar-Hrushovski, H. 1928-
Harshav, Benjamin 1928-
Harshav, Binyamin 1928-
Harshav-Hrushovsḳi, H. 1928-
Harushovsḳi, Binyamin 1928-
Heroshovsḳi, Binyamin 1928-
Herushovski, Binyamin 1928-
Herûšovskî, Binyāmîn 1928-
Hrushovski, Benjamin.
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Hrushovsḳi, Binyamin 1928-
Hrûšôvsqî, Benyāmîn 1928-
Hrušowski, Binyāmîn 1928-
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Kharshav, Bendzhamin 1928-
Харшав, Бенджамин 1928-
א"נ לוריא
בנימין, ה.
בנימין, ה 1928־
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הרושאווסקי, בנימין.
הרושאווסקי, בנימין 1928-
הרושאװסקי, בנימין
הרושובסקי, ב.
הרושובסקי, בנימין
הרושובסקי בנימין 1928-....
הרשב, בנימין
הרשב בנימין 1928-....
הרשב, בנימין 8291־
הרשובוסקי, ב.
לוריא, א"נ
Languages
English (61)
Hebrew (14)
Yiddish (6)
German (4)
Spanish (1)
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