Modern Hebrew Poetry

HEBREW 4602: Modern Hebrew Poetry

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to modern Hebrew poetry, as well as to develop Hebrew reading and grammatical skills through text study.  Hebrew 4602 is designed to accommodate students with varied Hebrew backgrounds.  We will read some of the outstanding works of modern Hebrew poetry, and will address questions of aesthetics and literary context while highlighting important linguistic and grammatical points.  Readings will be drawn from the works of Chaim Nachman Bialik, Yehuda Amichai, Dan Pagis, Natan Zach, Amir Gilboa, Leah Goldberg, Rachel, Zelda, and others.

Prereq: 1103, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for JewshSt 4602.
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