Fragments of Hell: Israeli Holocaust Literature

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n this compelling and engaging book, Dvir Abramovich introduces readers to several landmark novels, poems and stories that have become classics in the Israeli Holocaust canon. Discussed are iconic writers such as Aharon Appelfeld, Dan Pagis, Etgar Keret, Yoram Kaniuk, Uri Tzvi Greenberg and Ka-Tzetnik, and their attempts to come to terms with the unprecedented…

A Touch of Genius: Portraits and Literary Masterpieces

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In a collection of passionate, sparkling essays, one of Australia’s leading literary critics presents a fresh and exciting ode to Jewish fiction. Rescuing some brilliant texts from the dustbin of oblivion or from culture’s short-memory, Abramovich, writing with affection and authority, offers gems of critical appreciation and in-depth discussion of masterpieces and iconic authors such…

Flashpoints: Israel, anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

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Never one to shy away from controversy, Abramovich’s thought-provoking collection of essays and intelligent writings are sure to arouse heated discussion. Mercilessly tackling everything from Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic rants, The Holocaust, Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the UN’s anti-Israel stance, Flashpoints offers unique perspec­tives on Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Jew­ish world. Whether…

Testifying to the Holocaust

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With a sense of increasing urgency, Holocaust survivors have recounted their experiences in video testimonies and it is vital that their voices are heard. This book draws on diverse academic fields such as Holocaust, refugee and immigration history, oral history methodology, ethics and the philosophy of religion, gender analysis and intergenerational communication, the volume explored…

Back to the Future: Israeli Literature of the 1980s and 1990s

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Praise for Back to the Future: Israeli Literature of the 1980s and 1990s Dvir Abramovich s book is a lively and provocative study of Israeli-Hebrew literature in the 1980s and 1990s. . . . Selective and intelligent close-readings of several representative novels and stories from those two transitional decades display the kaleidoscopic differences in the…

Hebrew Classics: A Journey Through Israel’s Timeless Fiction and Poetry

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Praise for Hebrew Classics: In Hebrew Classics: A Journey Through Israel’s Timeless Fiction and Poetry Dvir Abramovich offers us an intimate and delightful tour through the pastures of Hebrew literature. A refreshing meeting awaits us with writers of various generations who had grown up in separate landscapes and some in the midst of diverse languages…One…