JWST 411 Topics: Modern Hebrew Literature 1881-1948 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Jewish Studies : Reading of Hebrew prose and poetry written mostly in Eastern Europe, prior to and after the Russian revolution, and in Palestine during the mandate (1917 - 1948). Discussion of writers such as Mendele Mocher Sforim, Bialik, Agnon, Shlonsky and Shamir will focus on the striking emergence of modern Hebrew as a vehicle for secular art.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Knowledge of advanced Hebrew essential