This volume is a collection of ten essays and seven reviews on modern Hebrew literature. Subjects include an analysis of a number of journal manifestoes, an interpretation of several poems on King Saul, an essay on Yehuda Amichai's early works, a piece on the image of the Arab in Hebrew literature, a note on the German literary background of the Agnon story, and changing structures in Amir Gilboa's Holocaust poetry. Reviews evaluate the work of A.B. Yehoshua, Avoth Yeshurun, and Amos Oz, among others. Three essays in Hebrew are appended for those who enjoy reading Hebrew.
About the Author
Warren Bargad is Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, University of Florida, and Professor of English in Hebrew Literature.