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Polish and Hungarian Poets on the Holocaust

George Gömöri

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights Holocaust poetry in Poland and Hungary. The Holocaust was a subject for most Polish poets after the war. Outrage over the mass killings of Polish Jews was voiced by Antoni ... More


“Cut Off from All of His Brothers, from His Blood”: The Figure of Jesus in the Poetry of Uri Zvi Greenberg

Neta Stahl

in Other and Brother: Jesus in the 20th-Century Jewish Literary Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760008
eISBN:
9780199979561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760008.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Uri Zvi Greenberg (1896–1981) was one of the most prominent figures in twentieth century Jewish poetry. In Greenberg's poetry perhaps more than in the work of any other modern Jewish writer, the ... More


“Why Have You Forsaken Them?”: Jesus in the Poetry of Avot Yeshurun

Neta Stahl

in Other and Brother: Jesus in the 20th-Century Jewish Literary Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760008
eISBN:
9780199979561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760008.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that the figure of Jesus in Avot Yeshurun's (1904–1992) poetry can be understood through the biographical context of the poet himself: namely, his longing for his family home and ... More


The Child Who Cannot Ask: The Holocaust Poetry of Moisei Teif

Anna Shternshis

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Soviet Jewish poet Moisei Teif, whose young son was murdered during the Holocaust, wrote a number of poems in Yiddish on the taboo subject of the massive loss of Jewish children during the Second ... More


Life as a Work of Art: The Existential Need for Creativity

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190913656
eISBN:
9780197516867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913656.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter demonstrates why creativity is a persistent theme in existentialist thought. It shows why creativity may be required, as Nietzsche says, to become who we are, and who we may want to be. ... More


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