Israeli Poetry of the Holocaust

Israeli Poetry of the Holocaust

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This book is the first to approach and portray contemporary Hebrew Israeli poetry that focuses on the Holocaust. It clusters a variety of contemporary Israeli poets whose poetry displays different 'doses' of Holocaust poems. Sometimes the book addresses aesthetically/ideologically a poet who wrote only very few Holocaust poems. In all cases, however, instead of developing a theoretical/methodological discussion, the book prefers to focus on individual poems while practicing close reading of them. These interpretive discussions unearth latent poetic currents in the poems while casting a new, surprising light upon their aesthetic mechanism and ideological proclivities. Yair Mazor is a professor of Hebrew Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 158.75 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 476.27g
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,U.S.
  • Cranbury, United States
  • English
  • 0838641431
  • 9780838641439

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