Download e-book for iPad: Abraham Shlonsky: An Introduction to His Poetry by Ari Ofengenden

By Ari Ofengenden

The poet Abraham Shlonsky (1900–1973) might be considered as the most architect of Jewish Modernism and Hebrew secular tradition. In his an important contribution, Ari Ofengenden disentangles Shlonsky’s paintings from Zionist readings and exhibits how his poetics redeem reports of radical political displacement, exile and alienation by using an exact, chiseled but playfully enigmatic variety. Writing on immigrants, refugees and concrete outcasts following the hectic occasions of the 1st international battle and the Civil conflict in Russia, his poetry constitutes a fusion of Modernist ecu poetry with biblical and rabbinic assets with the affects of Georg Trakl and Rimbaud. The booklet situates Shlonsky’s poetry within the context of his “rebellion” opposed to the romantic poetry of C.N. Bialik and as an lively player within the eu varieties of Symbolism and Expressionism. The booklet is integral for knowing sleek Hebrew and Jewish tradition, and extra often as an exemplar of present day extra known hybridizations of culture and modernity.

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