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Course Description

Recent Hebrew Literature in English  (3 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-L 385 #32842
MW 4:00-6:15; SY 210
2nd 8 weeks

Fiction, poetry, and essays with relevance to contemporary issues, such as the past (burden or asset?); the meeting of Europe and Near East; the kibbutz; ideal and reality; Jews, Arabs, Canaanites; diaspora and center; the personal and the collective; inwardness or realism; wars, holocausts, peace. No knowledge of Hebrew necessary. Readings and lectures in English.