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Book Read Online Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry by Tsipi Keller

Book Read Online Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry by Tsipi Keller

Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry

Poets on the Edge introduces four decades of Israel s most vigorous poetic voices Selected and translated by author Tsipi Keller, the collection showcases a generous sampling of work from twenty seven established and emerging poets, bringing many to readers of English for the first time Thematically and stylistically innovative, the poems chart the evolution of new curre Poets on the Edge introduces four decades of Israel s most vigorous poetic voices Selected and translated by author Tsipi Keller, the collection showcases a generous sampling of work from twenty seven established and emerging poets, bringing many to readers of English for the first time Thematically and stylistically innovative, the poems chart the evolution of new currents in Hebrew poetry that emerged in the late 1950s and early 1960s and, in breaking from traditional structures of line, rhyme, and meter, have become as liberated as any contemporary American verse Writing on politics, sexual identity, skepticism, intellectualism, community, country, love, fear, and death, these poets are daring, original, and direct, and their poems are matched by the freshness and precision of Keller s translations

Title : Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry
Author :  Tsipi Keller
Language : English
Isbn : 0791476863
Format : Paperback
Pages : 339 pages

Rating: 4.9

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