The University of Wisconsin Press
Poetry / Literature & Criticism / Jewish Studies
Pain, Pining, and Pine Trees
Contemporary Hebrew Poetry
illustrated by Nachum Gutman
A comprehensive introduction to modern Hebrew and contemporary Israeli poetry in translation
Yair Mazor offers an illuminating history of Jewish poetry from Biblical times to the twentieth century. He provides biographies of nine poetsDavid Fogel, Rachel, Yehuda Amichai, Nathan Zach, Dalia Rabikovitz, Dan Pagis, Yair Horwitz, Yona Wollach, and Ronny Someckand generous selections of their work in translation. The book includes illustrations by Nachum Gutman.
Yair Mazor is professor of Hebrew and Biblical literature and director of the Center for Jewish Studies, the Hebrew Studies Program, and the Certificate Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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390 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
55 b/w illus.
Cloth $34.95 t
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