This book explores emotional disorientation in literature, the visual arts and opera. The works of literature discussed are Khanokh Levin’s Job’s Sufferings, a poem by Shlonsky, two poems by Ibn Gabirol, poems by theFrench poets Villon and Baudelaire, a poem by the German poet Christian Morgenstern, poems by the Hungarian poet Endre Ady, Dante’s Inferno and horror jokes. The works discussed in the visual arts are droodles, the image of devils and demons, and Hieronymus Bosch’s Hell. The opera discussed is Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov.
Danacode:   110-20213 ISBN:  978-965-226-444-2 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   252 Weight:   700 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   05/2014 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
Modern Hebrew Literature is engaged overtly and covertly, consciously and unconsciously, with moral issues. Historical upheavals – wars, immigration, the establishment of the independent country, the formation of an old-new culture – have brought about th