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Hebrew Literature, Modern

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Klausner: Sifrut; B. Kurzweil, Sifrutenu ha-Ḥadashah: Hemshekh o Mahapekha? (1959), Lachower, Sifrut; A. Shaanan, Ha-Sifrut ha-'Ivrit, 4 vols. (1962–1967); D. Sadan, 'Al Sifrutenu (1950); H.N. Shapiro, Toledot ha-Sifrut ha'Ivrit ha-Ḥadashah (1940); S. Halkin, Modern Hebrew Literature (1950); Idem, Derakhim ve-Ẓide Derakhim be-Sifrut, 3 vols. (1969); S. Spiegel, Hebrew Reborn (1962); Waxman, Literature, 3–5 (1960); R. Wallenrod, Literature of Modern Israel (1956), inc. Bibl; N. Slouschz, Renascence of Hebrew Literature (1909). ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: D. Miron, Modern Hebrew Literature: Zionist Perspectives and Israeli Realities, in: Prooftexts 4, 1 (1984), 46–69; A.J. Band, "The Beginnings of modern Hebrew Literature," in: AJS Review, 13:1–2 (1988), 1–26; L. Yudkin, "The Specific Character of Modern Hebrew Literature," in: Modern Hebrew Literature in English Translation (1987), 97–118; D. Patterson, "The Emergence of Modern Hebrew Literature," in: A Phoenix in Fetters (1988), 1–20; G. Shaked, "Breaking the Mould: The Maturing of Hebrew Literature," in: Terms of Survival (1995), 385–411; Amos Oz, "Contemporary Hebrew Literature," in: Partisan Review, 49:1 (1982), 16–22; G. Shaked, Ha-Sipporet ha-Ivrit, 5 vols. (1977–1998); idem, "Through many small windows: An Introduction to Postrealistic Hebrew Literature 1950–1980," in: Prooftexts, 16:3 (1996), 271–91; idem, Modern Hebrew Fiction (2000); H. Bar Yosef, "De-romanticized Zionism in Modern Hebrew Literature," in: Modern Judaism, 16:1 (1996), 67–79; D. Miron, "Depictions in Modern Hebrew Literature," in: N. Rosovsky (ed.), City of the Great King (1996), 241–87; 515–16; W. Bargad, From Agnon to Oz: Studies in Modern Hebrew Literature (1996); R. Kartun-Blum, Profane Scriptures (1999); Y. Oren, An Unconventional Attitude towards Israeli Literature (2002); H. Hever, Producing the Modern Hebrew Canon (2002); G. Abramson, "Modern Hebrew Literature," in: The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies (2002), 515–40; J. Bar Ilan, "Modern Hebrew Literature on the Web: A Content Analysis," in: Online Information Review, 27:2 (2003), 77–86; R. Shoham, Poetry and Prophecy (2003); I. Milner, "Holocaust Survivors and their Children: The Dialogue between the Generations in Modern Hebrew Literature," in: Erinnerte Shoah (2003), 437–44; M. Gluzman, The Politics of Canonicity: Lines of Resistance in Modern Hebrew Literature (2003); A. Band, Studies in Modern Jewish Literature (2003); D. Patterson, "Against all Odds: Hebrew Literature in Our Times," in: The Solomon Goldman Lectures, 8 (2003), 85–102. WOMEN'S WRITING: C.B. Balin: To Reveal Our Hearts: Jewish Women Writers in Tzarist Russia (2001); T. Cohen, "From the Private Sphere to the Public Sphere: The Writings of Hebrew Maskilot in the Nineteenth Century," in: D. Assaf et al. (ed.), Studies in East European History and Culture in Honour of Professor Shmuel Werses (Heb., 2002), 235–38; S.F. Foner-Meinkin, A Righteous Love, or The Pursued Family (Heb., 1881); idem, A Story from the Days of Shimon the High Priest (Heb., 1891); idem, Children's Way or A Story From Jerusalem (Heb., 1886); idem, The Days of My Youth, or A Memoir of Dvinsk (Heb., 1903); R. Morpurgo, Ugav Raḥel (Heb., 1890). DRAMA: M. Kohansky, The Hebrew Theatre (1969); L. Ben-Zvi (ed.), Theater in Israel (1996); F. Rokem, ibid., 51–84; Kaynar, ibid., 285–301; N. Yaari, ibid., 151–171; S. Levy and K. Shoef, Israeli Drama: Synopses (2000); A. Yaari, Ha-Maḥazeh ha-Ivri ha-Mekori ve-ha-Meturgam me-Reshito ve-ad ha-Yom (1956), incl. bibl.; Shunami, Bibl, 1207–1211; Ḥ.N. Bialik, in: Bamah, no. 2 (1933), 3–12; G. Hanoch, ibid., no. 1 (1945), 32–38; J. Fichmann, ibid., no. 6 (1941), 3–4; L. Goldberg, in: Bamot, 1 (1951), 7–15; H. Gamzu, in: Me'assef, 1 (1960); M. Silberthal, in: Orlogin, 2 (1951), 28ff.; 10 (1954), 122ff.; A. Paperna, Ha-Drama bi-Khelal ve-ha-Ivrit bi-Ferat (1868); J. Schirmann, in: Gilyonot, 22 (1948), 217–67; idem, in: Keneset, 1 (1936), 430–42; idem, in: Moznayim, 4 (1935), 623–45; G. Shaked, Ha-Maḥazeh ha-Ivri ha-Histori bi-Tekufat ha-Teḥiyyah (1970); idem, in: Bamah, no. 6 (1960), 9–17; Waxman, Literature, index, S.V. Dramas; S. Levy (ed.), The Bible as Theatre (2000); H. Barzel, Drama of Extreme Situations: War and Holocaust (1995); H.S. Joseph (ed.), Modern Israeli Drama: An Anthology (1983); D. Urian, Demut ha-Arvi ba-Teatron ha-Yisraeli (1996); idem, Yahaduto shel ha-Teatron ha-Yisraeli (1998); G. Abramson, Drama and Ideology in Modern Israel (1998); B.-A. Feingold, Tashakh ba-Teatron (2001); M. Nathan, Kishuf neged Mavet (1996); H. Nagid, Ẓeḥok u-Ẓemarmoret (1998); G. Kaynar, F. Rokem, E. Rozik (eds.), The Cameri: A Theatre of Time and Place. CRITICISM: GENERAL CRITICAL WORKS: S. Halkin, Modern Hebrew Literature (19702); idem, Mekorot le-Toledot ha-Bikkoret ha-Ivrit bi-Tekufat ha-Haskalah (1960); Y. Beker and S. Span (eds.), Mivḥar ha-Massah ha-Ivrit (1962); S. Werses, Ha-Bikkoret ha-Ivrit ba-Me'ah ha-Esrim, Tekhanim ve-Ẓurot (1966); Kressel, Leksikon, 2 vols. (1965–68), incl. bibl.; Shunami, Bibl, index, S.V. Brainin, Brenner, Fichmann, Frischmann, Lachower and Klausner; G. Shaked, Mivḥar Bibliografi shel ha-Maḥashavah ha-Sifrutit ha-Ḥadashah (1958). SPECIFIC CRITICAL WORKS: D. Pagis, Shirat ha-Ḥol ve-Torat ha-Shir le-Moshe Ibn Ezra (1970); Klausner, Sifrut, 4 (1953), on Korner and Paperna; Averbuch, Horetah ve-Ledatah shel ha-Bikkoret ha-Re'alistit ha-Ivrit, in: Orlogin, 9 (1953), 166–87; idem, "A.U. Kovner, ha-Ish, ha-Mevakker u-Morashto," in: ibid., 11 (1955), 94–122; Breiman, "A.U. Kovner u-Mekomo be-Toledot ha-Bikkoret ha-Ivrit," in: Meẓudah, 7 (1954), 416–57; Kuenstler, "Reshit Bikkoret ha-Dramah ha-Ivrit," in: Molad, 2 (1969), 379–90; Elkoshi, "J.L. Gordon ha-Mevakker," in: Meẓudah, 7 (1954), 458–89; N. Gruenblatt, Mevakkerim be-Sifrutenu (1944); Lachower, Sifrut, 3 (1963), on Frischmann, Aḥad Ha-Am, Klausner and Berdyczewski; Y. Keshet, M.J. Berdyczewski, Ḥayyav u-Fo'alo (1958); F. Lachower, Shirah u-Maḥashavah (1953), 200–26 (on Brainin); Kramer, "Re'uven Brainin ki-Mevakker Sifruti," in: Me'assef Soferei Ereẓ Yisrael (1940), 368–76; A.A. Rivlin, Aḥad Ha-Am u-Mitnaggedav ve-Hashkafotehem al ha-Sifrut ha-Ivrit be-Doram (1955); Werses, "J. Klausner be-Vikkoret u-ve-Ḥeker ha-Sifrut," in: Molad, 16 (1958), 616–21; idem, "Al Demutah shel 'Shiratenu ha-Ẓe'irah'" (Bialik's Essay), in: Me'assef le-Divrei Sifrut, Bikkoret ve-Hagut, 4 (1964), 381–92; N. Rotenstreich, Al "Gillui ve-Khissui ba-Lashon" le-Ḥ.N. Bialik (1951); Averbuch, "Frishmann, ha-Ish, ha-Mevakker ve-Doro," in: Orlogin, 8 (1953), 77–89; Kariv, "Frishmann ha-Mevakker ve-Ḥozeh ha-De'ot," in: Atarah le-Yoshnah (1956), 199–236; Lachower, "Brenner ha-Mevakker," in: Rishonim va-Aḥaronim (19662), 321–7; Kartun-Blum, "Al Mishnato ha-Sifrutit shel Brenner," in: Molad, 1 (1968), 687–93; Halkin, "F. Lachower," in: Bitzaron, 16 (1947), 80–93; Kramer, "Netivot ba-Bikkoret ha-Ivrit," in: Me'assef le-Divrei Sifrut, Bikkoret ve-Hagut, 5–6 (1965–66), 348–76; A. Shanan, Ha-Sifrut ha-Ivrit ha-Ḥadashah li-Zeramehah (1962– ); Waxman, Literature, 3, 313ff.; ibid., 4, 339ff.; ibid., 5, 52ff. TRANSLATIONS: Y. Goell, Bibliography of Modern Hebrew Literature in English Translation (1968); Y. Goell, Bibliography of Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation (1975); I. Goldberg, Y. Goell, A. Zipin, Bibliography of Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation. The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature, vols. 1–7, 1979–1985; new series. ed. I. Goldberg, N. Raz, A. Zipin, E. Kandelshein and N. Duchovni, v. 1–10, 1988–1998; I. Goldberg and N. Duchovni, S. Agnon: A Bibliography of His Work in Translation Including Selected Publications about Agnon and his Writing (1996); E. Lapon-Kandelshein and N. Duchovni, Yehuda Amichai: A Bibliography of his Work in Translation (1994); M. Kayyal, Bibliography of Arabic Translations and Studies about Modern Hebrew Literature in Israel and the Arab World (2003); A. Feinberg, "Bibliography of Modern Hebrew Literature in German Translation," in: A. Feinberg, Moderne hebraeische Literatur (2005).