By Tamar Hess
This e-book makes an extra contribution to the historical past of autobiography and modern autobiography idea through examining the concepts of fragmentation that a number of the writers Hess reports have followed as methods of facing the conflicts among the self and the country, among who they believe they're and what they're anticipated to be. Hess contrasts the predominantly masculine culture of Hebrew autobiography with writings through ladies, and gives a clean figuring out of the Israeli soul and the Hebrew literary canon.
A systematic evaluate of latest Hebrew autobiography, this research increases primary questions necessary to the debates approximately identification on the middle of Israeli tradition at the present time. it is going to curiosity students and scholars of latest Israeli tradition, in addition to these intrigued by means of the literary style of autobiography.
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Self as Nation: Contemporary Hebrew Autobiography (The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies) by Tamar Hess