Miron reveals the connections of the work of four of the main modern Jewish artists: Haim-Nachman Bialik, Yitzhak Libush Peretz, Shaul Tchernichovsky and Uri-Zvi Greenberg
The essay includes a first biography of the Lebanese writer, born in 1948, and a first reading in Hebrew of the entirety of his work.
Ecology of Literature' is a new theoretical field that seeks to replace historiographic discourse with the 'literary republic'.
The main purpose of the book is to expose the philosophical positions embedded in literary works dealing with various philosophical questions.
This collection deals with issues of poetry, literature, psychology, philosophy and art.
This book explores the grotesque and related qualities in poetry (in Hebrew and European languages) from the 11th to the 20th century, in the visual arts and the opera.
This book questions the meaning of moral discourse and of the place of literature and philosophy in the context of the inner moral domain, and aims to expose the therapeutic possibilities found in reading and writing literature and philosophy.
This book updates prosodic theory and integrates it within recent developments in literary criticism.
The scientific article is a subject of great importance to the discourse community. The ability to write an excellent scientific article is the key to success for the scientist-scholar. His advancement and status are almost totally dependent on his abilit
The book includes studies and research on Agnon's work in Germany between the years 1913 to1924, during which time his art earned its classic status. The studies deal also with the influence of the German world and its culture on his entire body of wor
This book sets out to redefine Ur Zvi Grinberg's writings on the background of the cultural framework in which they flourished and to return them to the place from which they were extracted and made timeless. The book reconstructs the beginnings of Grinbe
This book offers a close feminist reading of contemporary Israeli women's literature based on current theories. The texts, written by Amalia Kahana-Carmon, Hanna Bat-Shahar, Michal Govrin, Ronit Matalon, Dorit Peleg and Rivka Rass, are analysed as texture
investigates the ways in which the literature of the American Renaissance negotiates the ethical, theological, political, and aesthetic implications of the Bible’s entanglement in the mid-nineteenth-century debates over slavery. By examining the intersec
The search for the meaning of life is one of man's deep passions. Humans are not content to merely exist. The want to understand their existence, to weave the different events, conditions and affinities of their lives into one complete, comprehensible
The educated Jew in the Middle Ages became familiar with classical literature through its Arabic translations. Hundreds of motifs were borrowed from these sources and implanted in Hebrew literature, especially in Spanish poetry. The author has collected t
A psychological examination of ancient myths and archetypes reflecting a parapatriarchal culture, out of which evolved the ancient epic hero, Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh's journey serves as a model for analysis of his world, and a key to understanding the capaci
A critical edition of a large group of cultic love poems concerned with the love and sacred marriage of the divine couple, the gods of love and fertility, Dumuzi (Tammuz) and Inanna (Ishtar), together with introduction, English translation, philological c
The Zalman Shazar Prize in the Study of the History of the Jewish People, 1993 The book offers, for the first time in Jewish research, answers to the questions: What was being read and by whom? What was the circulation of more than a thousand works? Ho
Methods of interpretation based on the theories of Derrida, Levi-Strauss and others are presented and analysed. Theoretical assumptions are substantiated by specific interpretations. The work is a must for scholars, teachers and students of Hebrew Literat
More than 20 papers delivered by leading academic Bialik scholars (including Sadan, Shaked, Miron, Luz, Barzel, Kaddari, Werses) at a conference devoted to the study of H.N. Bialik's literary writings, held at Bar-Ilan University on the 50th anniversary o
The present collection of articles covers a wide range of topics including Aramean history, Aramaic language, literature and paleography. New texts in Egyptian Aramaic, Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, and the modern Aramaic dialect of the Kurdish Jews are pub
This book contains definitive editions of three hymnal epics pertaining to Sulgi (c. 2094 -2047 B.C.E.), the most outstanding ruler of the Neo-Sumerian Ur III dynasty, together with an introduction and English translations. From the series ''Bar-Ilan S
The significance of artistic and bourgeois models of life as they appear in the works of Goethe, Shakespeare and modern playwrights: Ibsen, Strindberg, Durrenmatt, Max Zweig.
Two volumes containing a collection of Hebrew and English articles dealing with various aspects of Islamic and Arabic arts, history, religion, philosophy, literature and linguistics. Many illustrations, maps and plans.