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The Zionist paradox : Hebrew literature and Israeli identity / Yigal Schwartz ; translated by Michal Sapir.

Author/Creator:
Shṿarts, Yigʼal editor.
Standardized Title:
Ha-yadaʻta et ha-arets sham ha-limon poreaḥ. English
Publication:
Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2014] , ©2014
Series:
Schusterman series in Israel studies.
The Schusterman series in Israel studies
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 338 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Zionism in literature.
Hebrew fiction -- History and criticism.
Israeli fiction -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Israel -- Identity.
National characteristics, Israeli, in literature.
Hebrew fiction.
Israeli fiction.
Jews -- Identity.
National characteristics, Israeli, in literature.
Zionism in literature.
Israel
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
1. Avraham Mapu, "The love of Zion" (1853): the beautiful daughter of Zion, the (Faux) shepherd boy and the cutting up of the monster
2. Theodor Herzl, "Altneuland" (1902): shall these dry bones live
3. Yosef Luidor, "Yoash" (1912): the taste of freedom and space
4. Moshe Shamir, "He walked in the fields" (1948): it turned out it was all fake
5. Amos Oz, "Nomads and viper" (1963): a short, patched European jacket over a white desert robe.
Notes:
Original work was published in 2007 with English title "Do you know the land where the lemon blooms : human engineering and landscape conceptualization in Hebrew literature"--Publisher's email.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Sapir, Michal, translator.
ISBN:
9781584658948 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584658940 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611686012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1611686016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781611686029 (ebook)
1611686024 (ebook)
OCLC:
862349374
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