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Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Judah Halevi, the great medieval Hebrew poet, abandoned home and family in Spain (al-Andalus) at the end of his life and traveled east to die in the Holy Land. This book narrates his journey, quoting ... More


Hebrew Poetry

W. G. E. Watson

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the last of five chapters on the text of the Old Testament, and discusses Hebrew poetry in the context of the Hebrew (Old Testament) Bible. The introductory section looks at recent work on ... More


Hebrew Knights in a New Land

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter begins with two brief collective portraits of the American Hebraists from two different periods to introduce the subject of this study. The first comes from the pen of Zalman Shazar, a ... More


Miṣḥaf al-Shbaḥot—The Holy Book of Praises of the Babylonian Jews: One Thousand Years of Cultural Harmony between Judaism and Islam

Merav Rosenfeld-Hadad

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter complements the Andalusian poetry study and deals with the impact of Arabic Islamic paraliturgical songs on Jewish culture and Hebrew poetry, with roots in Iraq, pointing out that since ... More


The Jewish Literary Renaissance at the Turn of the Nineteenth and the Beginning of the Twentieth Centuries

in From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762007
eISBN:
9780804775021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762007.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter continues the discussion of the development of Jewish literature from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Among the topics covered are Achad ha'am's dominance during the ... More


Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Alan Mintz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The effort to create a serious Hebrew literature in the United States in the years around World War I is one of the best-kept secrets of American Jewish history. Hebrew had been revived as a modern ... More


Gabriel Preil

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the poetry of Gabriel Preil, the youngest of the poets considered in this study, and whose work represents the culmination of the enterprise of American Hebrew poetry. Preil is ... More


The Apotheosis of Hebrew

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores how American Hebrew poets persisted in producing a rich and substantial body of verse well into the middle of the twentieth century, despite being ignored by the center in ... More


Wordsworthian Naturalism and the Coleridgean Sublime

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coleridge's early views on poetry and his growing admiration for Wordsworth, together with his realization that their ideas on poetry differ, Wordsworth pursuing his interest in nature and the life ... More


Mock on Voltaire Rousseau

Harold Fisch

in The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that Blake both identified with the spirit of the Enlightenment and found his most passionately held convictions threatened by that spirit. The clearest and subtlest statement of ... More


Afterword

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. This book has shown that the phenomenon of American Hebrew poetry was neither slight nor trivial, but that, despite America being the only ... More


Introduction

David Goldstein

in Hebrew Poems from Spain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113669
eISBN:
9781800340183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Spanish Hebrew poetry. The revival of Hebrew poetry was a direct consequence of two factors: the residence of the Jews in Muslim lands, and the Jews’ ... More


Twelve Sections in the Overall Pattern

Mary Douglas

in In the Wilderness: The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245413
eISBN:
9780191697463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245413.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter identifies the units of structure in the Book of Numbers. Instead of unwarranted interruption, the periodic switch back and forth between the law sections and narrative sections is more ... More


Hebrew Poetry in Poland between the Two World Wars

David Weinfeld (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses David Weinfeld's anthology Hebrew Poetry in Poland between the Two World Wars (1997). This anthology includes two dozen Hebrew poets and is valuable if only from a historical ... More


Eisig Silberschlag

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the poetry of Eisig Silberschlag, who was a lyric poet, and, unlike many other American Hebrew poets, never reached a point at which he experienced the lyric as inadequate for ... More


Hebrew Poems from Spain

David Goldstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113669
eISBN:
9781800340183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The years 950–1200 are often called the Golden Age of the Jews in Spain. During this period, the Jews reached a peak of achievement in all aspects of their life — political, spiritual, and cultural. ... More


Abraham Regelson

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the poetry of Abraham Regelson, who embraced his vocation as poet-philosopher at a young age and clung to it throughout his life, despite the fact that the world rewarded him ... More


On Native American Grounds

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores three Indian epics written in Hebrew: Silkiner's Mul ohel Timurah [Before the tent of Timurah] (1910), Efros' Vigvamim shoteqim [Silent wigwams] (1933), and Lisitzky's Medurot ... More


In the Tents of Cush

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Lisitzky's Be'oholei Khush [In the tents of Cush] (1953). This is a key text in the canon of American Hebrew poetry, not only because of its singularity but also because of its ... More


Benjamin Nahum Silkiner

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the poetry of Benjamin Silkiner, who was unique among the new Hebrew poets who appeared in America at the beginning of the twentieth century. While fellow poets wrote lyric ... More


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