Israel: A Traveler's Literary Companion

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Michael Gluzman, Naomi Seidman
Whereabouts Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 236 pages
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Table of Contents

"Tel Aviv: "
Yehudit Katzir "Closing the Sea"
Gafi Amir "By the Time You're Twenty-One You'll Reach the Moon"
Yossi Avni "The Last Crusades"
"Jerusalem: "
Amos Oz "Thank God for His Daily Blessings"
Yosl Birstein "In the Neighborhood Where Biblical Prophets"
"Eilat: "
Gadi Taub "You Never Can Tell"
"Kibbutz: "
A. B. Yehoshua "Galia's Wedding"
"Town: "
David Ehrlich "The Store"
Yitzchak Laor "Rachely's Father Who Was an Actor"
"Land: "
Ofra Riesenfeld "What's There and What Isn't"
Shulamith Hareven "After Childhood"
"Borders: "
David Grossman "The Other Barta'a"
Etgar Kerrett "Cocked and Locked"
Orly Castel-Bloom "Someone Else's Story"
"Pilgrimage: "
Yoram Kolerstein "Idolatry"
Yosl Birstein "The Writer A. M. Fuchs Was Already Old"

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This is the fourth in a series of collected short fiction depicting contemporary life in a locale popular with tourists (previous volumes are on Costa Rica, Prague, and Vietnam). The editors ... Read full review


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Michael Gluzman is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Tel Aviv University.

Naomi Seidman is Assistant Professor of Jewish Culture at the Center for Jewish Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and coeditor and translator of "Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer" (California, 1997, see p. 30). She is now translating a collection of short stories by Dvora Baron.

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