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Bialik and the Sephardim: The Ethnic Encoding of Modern Hebrew Literature

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reexamines the history and indeed the idea of Modern Hebrew literature through the tension between its dominant narrative, associated with Ashkenazi Jews, and the suppressed perspectives ... More


“Along Came the Knife of Hebrew and Cut Us in Two”: Language in Mizraḥi Fiction, 1964–2010

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates how Mizraḥi writers spanning three generations explored the multivalent and highly contingent meanings of Arabic and of Hebrew in their work. It examines literary ... More


“So You Won’t Understand a Word”: Secret Languages, Pseudo-languages, and the Presence of Absence

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter continues the discussion began in Chapter 5 through readings of poetry and a transgeneric short story/prose poem. Focusing on the idea of the “presence of absence,” it explores the ... More


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