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The Resource The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai, edited and translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell ; with a new foreword by C.K. Williams

The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai, edited and translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell ; with a new foreword by C.K. Williams

Label
The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai
Title
The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai
Statement of responsibility
edited and translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell ; with a new foreword by C.K. Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) 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. A new foreword by C.K. Williams, written especially for this edition, addresses Amichai's enduring legacy and sets his poetry in the context of the new millennium
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Cataloging source
E7B
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Amichai, Yehuda
Index
index present
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-2017
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bloch, Chana
  • Mitchell, Stephen
Series statement
Literature of the Middle East
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  • Amichai, Yehuda
  • Amichai, Yehuda
  • Amichai, Yehuda
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • POETRY
Label
The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai, edited and translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell ; with a new foreword by C.K. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : HarperCollins, 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword 2013; Foreword 1996; PART ONE: edited and translated; From Now and in Other Days (1955); God Has Pity on Kindergarten Children; The U.N. Headquarters in the High Commissioner's House in Jerusalem; Autobiography, 1952; The Smell of Gasoline Ascends in My Nose; Six Poems for Tamar; Yehuda Ha-Levi; Ibn Gabirol; When I Was a Child; Look: Thoughts and Dreams; From We Loved Here; From Two Hopes Away (1958); Gods Hand in the World; Sort of an Apocalypse; And That Is Your Glory; Of Three or Four in a Room; Not Like a Cypress
  • Through Two Points Only One Straight Line Can PassHalf the People in the World; For My Birthday; Two Photographs; Poems for a Woman; Children's Procession; Ballad of the Washed Hair; Sonnet from the Voyage; The Visit of the Queen of Sheba; From In a Right Angle: A Cycle of Quatrains; From Poems, 1948-1962; As for the World; In the Middle of This Century; Farewell; Such as Sorrow; Jerusalem; Before; And as Far as Abu Ghosh; You Too Got Tired; The Place Where We Are Right; Mayor; Resurrection; From Summer or Its End; In the Full Severity of Mercy; Too Many; Poem for Arbor Day
  • Jacob and the AngelHere; Elegy on an Abandoned Village; The Elegy on the Lost Child; From Now in the Storm, Poems 1963-1968; Jerusalem, 1967; The Bull Returns; A Luxury; To Bake the Bread of Yearning; National Thoughts; A Pity. We Were Such a Good Invention; Elegy; Threading; Now in the Storm; Travels of the Last Benjamin of Tudela; PART TWO: edited and translated; From Not for the Sake of Remembering (1971); Jews in the Land of Israel; Wildpeace; The Way It Was; Instead of Words; Gifts of Love; Ballad in the Streets of Buenos Aires; Psalm
  • From Behind All This a Great Happiness Is Hiding (1976)Seven Laments for the War-Dead; Like the Inner Wall of a House; Love Song; I've Grown Very Hairy; A Dog After Love; A Bride Without a Dowry; The Sweet Breakdowns of Abigail; To a Convert; My Father in a White Space Suit; A Letter of Recommendation; On the Day I Left; A Letter; In a Leap Year; A Quiet Joy; A Mutual Lullaby; From Songs of Zion the Beautiful; From Time (1978); Songs of Continuity; At the Monastery of Latroun; When I Was Young, the Whole Country Was Young; I Walked Past a House Where I Lived Once; To My Love, Combing Her Hair
  • The Diameter of the BombWhen I Banged My Head on the Door; You Carry the Weight of Heavy Buttocks; Advice for Good Love; You Are So Small and Slight in the Rain; A Man Like That on a Bald Mountain in Jerusalem; When a Man's Far Away from His Country; The Eve of Rosh Hashanah; I've Already Been Weaned; In the Garden, at the White Table; From the Book of Esther I Filtered the Sediment; So I Went Down to the Ancient Harbor; Now the Lifeguards Have All Gone Home; Near the Wall of a House; From A Great Tranquillity: Questions and Answers (1980); You Can Rely on Him; You Mustn't Show Weakness
Control code
ocn828743625
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Newly rev. and expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954441
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt24fqpk
  • 04d3e0f8-5dc0-4ae7-a34f-50a24d90a71e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828743625
Label
The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai, edited and translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell ; with a new foreword by C.K. Williams
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : HarperCollins, 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword 2013; Foreword 1996; PART ONE: edited and translated; From Now and in Other Days (1955); God Has Pity on Kindergarten Children; The U.N. Headquarters in the High Commissioner's House in Jerusalem; Autobiography, 1952; The Smell of Gasoline Ascends in My Nose; Six Poems for Tamar; Yehuda Ha-Levi; Ibn Gabirol; When I Was a Child; Look: Thoughts and Dreams; From We Loved Here; From Two Hopes Away (1958); Gods Hand in the World; Sort of an Apocalypse; And That Is Your Glory; Of Three or Four in a Room; Not Like a Cypress
  • Through Two Points Only One Straight Line Can PassHalf the People in the World; For My Birthday; Two Photographs; Poems for a Woman; Children's Procession; Ballad of the Washed Hair; Sonnet from the Voyage; The Visit of the Queen of Sheba; From In a Right Angle: A Cycle of Quatrains; From Poems, 1948-1962; As for the World; In the Middle of This Century; Farewell; Such as Sorrow; Jerusalem; Before; And as Far as Abu Ghosh; You Too Got Tired; The Place Where We Are Right; Mayor; Resurrection; From Summer or Its End; In the Full Severity of Mercy; Too Many; Poem for Arbor Day
  • Jacob and the AngelHere; Elegy on an Abandoned Village; The Elegy on the Lost Child; From Now in the Storm, Poems 1963-1968; Jerusalem, 1967; The Bull Returns; A Luxury; To Bake the Bread of Yearning; National Thoughts; A Pity. We Were Such a Good Invention; Elegy; Threading; Now in the Storm; Travels of the Last Benjamin of Tudela; PART TWO: edited and translated; From Not for the Sake of Remembering (1971); Jews in the Land of Israel; Wildpeace; The Way It Was; Instead of Words; Gifts of Love; Ballad in the Streets of Buenos Aires; Psalm
  • From Behind All This a Great Happiness Is Hiding (1976)Seven Laments for the War-Dead; Like the Inner Wall of a House; Love Song; I've Grown Very Hairy; A Dog After Love; A Bride Without a Dowry; The Sweet Breakdowns of Abigail; To a Convert; My Father in a White Space Suit; A Letter of Recommendation; On the Day I Left; A Letter; In a Leap Year; A Quiet Joy; A Mutual Lullaby; From Songs of Zion the Beautiful; From Time (1978); Songs of Continuity; At the Monastery of Latroun; When I Was Young, the Whole Country Was Young; I Walked Past a House Where I Lived Once; To My Love, Combing Her Hair
  • The Diameter of the BombWhen I Banged My Head on the Door; You Carry the Weight of Heavy Buttocks; Advice for Good Love; You Are So Small and Slight in the Rain; A Man Like That on a Bald Mountain in Jerusalem; When a Man's Far Away from His Country; The Eve of Rosh Hashanah; I've Already Been Weaned; In the Garden, at the White Table; From the Book of Esther I Filtered the Sediment; So I Went Down to the Ancient Harbor; Now the Lifeguards Have All Gone Home; Near the Wall of a House; From A Great Tranquillity: Questions and Answers (1980); You Can Rely on Him; You Mustn't Show Weakness
Control code
ocn828743625
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Newly rev. and expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954441
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt24fqpk
  • 04d3e0f8-5dc0-4ae7-a34f-50a24d90a71e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828743625

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