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Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer (review)

Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer (review) decides), thoughts of right and wrong in the face of evil, and the agony of forgetfulness, forgiveness, and proper remembrance. Collectively, the five plays posit a richness of taut realism and informed symbolism extracted from the weight of history that hangs like a noose on this stiff-necked people. This pioneering edition of Israeli Holocaust drama is not for Hebraists only. Modern Hebrew plays translated into good English on a historyshattering event make a significant read. This book is recommended for classes in Hebrew literature and comparative literature classes. Zev Garber Los Angeles Valley College Van Nuys, CA 91401 zevgarber@juno.com CONVERSA TIONS WITH DVORA: AN EXPERIMENTAL BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST MODERN HEBREW WOMAN WRITER. By Amia Lieblich; translated by Naomi Seidman. Chana Kronfeld and Naomi Seidman, eds. Contraversions: Critical Studies in Jewish Literature, Culture, and Society 6. Pp. xvii + 343. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Cloth, $45.00. Paper, $16.50. Amia Lieblich's Rekamot (Embroideries), an exploration of the life of Dvora Baron, appeared in Israel to considerable acclaim in 1991. Ably translated from the Hebrew by Naomi Seidman, an English version has now been published with the more explanatory title: Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 39 (1) – Oct 5, 1998

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decides), thoughts of right and wrong in the face of evil, and the agony of forgetfulness, forgiveness, and proper remembrance. Collectively, the five plays posit a richness of taut realism and informed symbolism extracted from the weight of history that hangs like a noose on this stiff-necked people. This pioneering edition of Israeli Holocaust drama is not for Hebraists only. Modern Hebrew plays translated into good English on a historyshattering event make a significant read. This book is recommended for classes in Hebrew literature and comparative literature classes. Zev Garber Los Angeles Valley College Van Nuys, CA 91401 zevgarber@juno.com CONVERSA TIONS WITH DVORA: AN EXPERIMENTAL BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST MODERN HEBREW WOMAN WRITER. By Amia Lieblich; translated by Naomi Seidman. Chana Kronfeld and Naomi Seidman, eds. Contraversions: Critical Studies in Jewish Literature, Culture, and Society 6. Pp. xvii + 343. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Cloth, $45.00. Paper, $16.50. Amia Lieblich's Rekamot (Embroideries), an exploration of the life of Dvora Baron, appeared in Israel to considerable acclaim in 1991. Ably translated from the Hebrew by Naomi Seidman, an English version has now been published with the more explanatory title: Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the

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