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Yehuda Amichai

Nili Sharf Gold

Yehuda Amichai

the making of Israel"s national poet

by Nili Sharf Gold

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Brandeis University Press, University Press of New England in Waltham, Mass, Hanover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amichai, Yehuda,
  • Amichai, Yehuda -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Poets, Israeli -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNili Scharf Gold.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5054.A65 Z686 2008
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16775384M
    ISBN 109781584657330
    LC Control Number2008015514

    Amichai has published eleven volumes of poetry in Hebrew, two novels, and a book of short stories. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages.   Yehuda Amichai (–) is considered to be Israel’s greatest contemporary his poems available in forty languages, he may be the most widely translated Hebrew poet since King David. Amichai’s work published in English includes Songs of Jerusalem and Myself, Time, The Great Tranquillity, Amen, Open Closed Open, and Even a Fist Was Once an Open Palm with Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

      About the Book Yehuda Amichai () was Israel's most popular poet, as well as a literary figure of international reputation. In this collection, renowned translators Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell have selected Amichai's most beloved poems, including forty poems from his later work. Yehuda Amichai Poems. God Full Of Mercy God-Full-of-Mercy, the prayer for the dead. If God was not full of mercy, Mercy would have been in the world, Not just in Him. A Pity. We Were Such A Good Invention They amputated Your thighs off my hips. As far as I'm concerned They are all surgeons. All of them. An Arab Shepherd Is Searching For His Go.

    Amichai published 13 books of poetry; he also wrote two novels, a collection of short stories, children's books, and plays which have been performed in the USA, Germany, Italy, Poland and Holland. Amichai's work has been published in 40 languages, and is included in high school and university syllabuses worldwide. Amichai is by turns defiant, playful, wise, weary and mournful—yet never cynical The useful and beautiful poetry of Yehuda Amichai can make much happen: It might just make us more compassionate, and more humane, for having read it." —Rosie Schaap, New York Times Book Review "Amichai Cited by: 1.


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Yehuda Amichai by Nili Sharf Gold Download PDF EPUB FB2

Assembled by the award-winning Hebrew scholar and translator Robert Alter, The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai is by far the largest selection of the master poet’s work to appear in English, gathering the best of the existing translations as well as offering English versions of many previously untranslated poems.

With this collection, Amichai’s vital poetic voice is now available to English readers as it never has Cited by: 1. Yehuda Amichai has 77 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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In this revised and expanded collection, renowned translators Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell have selected Amichai's most beloved and enduring poems, including forty new poems from his recent by: 9. Looking for books by Yehuda Amichai. See all books authored by Yehuda Amichai, including The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai, and Open Closed Open: Poems, and more on A book artist and poet, Rick Black has loved the poetry of Yehuda Amichai for many years.

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Amichai’s numerous books of poetry include his first in Hebrew, Now and In Other Days (), which announced his distinctively colloquial voice, and two breakthrough volumes that introduced him to American readers: Poems () and Selected Poems of Yehuda Amichai (), both co-translated by Ted Hughes, who became a good friend and advocate of Amichai’s work.

[Yehuda Amichai - From the Songs of Zion the Beautiful] [ יהודה עמיחי - משירי ארץ ציון וירושלים ] These lines from a Yehuda Amichai poem from the s can be your gateway to the complexities of connecting to Jerusalem in particular, and Israel as a whole.

Yehuda Amichai: A Life of Poetry by Yehuda Amichai () Hardcover Jan 1,   The English-language collection The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai () contains selections from his many publications in Hebrew. In addition to short stories and plays, Amichai also wrote novels, of which the best known is Lo me-achshav, lo mi-kan (; Not of This Time, Not of This Place), about the quest for identity of a Jewish immigrant to Israel.

The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai is vivid and bold, delicately tender, often ironic, sometimes forbidden, but always inspiring and original. This compilation is one of the most moving collections of poetry I have had the pleasure of reading/5.

Amichai is survived by his wife and three children, Ron, David and Emanuella. Yehuda Amichai, poet and lecturer in literature, born ; died September 22 Topics. Yehuda Amichai is Israel's most popular poet as well as a literary figure of international reputation. In this revised and expanded collection, renowned translators Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell have selected Amichai's most beloved and enduring poems, including forty new poems from his recent work/5.

The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Yehuda Amichai, edited by Robert Alter. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $35 (p) ISBN The book follows Amichai from early adulthood and the founding. The famous late Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai () is considered by many people in Israel and internationally as Israel’s greatest modern poet.

His poetry is relevant for all people and cultures, poignant, thought-provoking, and easy to read because it generally contains no esoteric illusions to ancient classical events that seem to be a requirement in most poetry today.5/5(8).

The useful and beautiful poetry of Yehuda Amichai can make much happen. Rosie Schaap, New York Times Book Review Yehuda Amichai was born in Germany in He moved to Israel with his family at the age of 11 when Germany was in the grip of National Socialism. He is often recognised as Israel’s most significant modern poet, [ ].

Yehuda Amichai is one."--The New York Times Book Review "Once one has read [Amichai's] poems, one can never forget them--there can be so much life and truth in sixteen lines. Amichai is a master."--Octavio Paz YEHUDA AMICHAI () is considered one of the great poets of the twentieth century.

The recipient of numerous awards, his work has been translated into more than thirty-seven by: Yehuda Amichai; Edited by Robert Alter.

Yehuda Amichai (–) is considered to be Israel’s greatest contemporary his poems available in forty languages, he may be the most widely translated Hebrew poet since King David. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Yehuda Amichai books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Find nearly any book by Yehuda Amichai. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers.Yehuda Amichai was born in Wurzburg, Germany, in He emigrated with his family to Palestine in He later became a naturalized Israeli citizen.

Although German was his native language, by the time he moved to Palestine, he read Hebrew fluently.Yehuda Amichai is Israel's most popular poet as well as a literary figure of international reputation. In this revised and expanded collection, renowned translators Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell have selected Amichai's most beloved and enduring poems, including forty new poems from his recent Tourists:Once I was sitting on the steps near the gate at David's Citadel and I put down /5(2).