Volume 27, Number 3, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

Jewish Poetry

Daniel Morris, Purdue Uniersity

Contributors

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-xii
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Editor's Introduction

Editor's Introduction

pp. 1-3
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Articles

Partisan Experiments: Communism, Poetry, and the Liberal Imagination, 1934–1940

pp. 4-15
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"Time to Translate Modernism into a Contemporary Idiom": Pedagogy, Poetics, and Bob Perelman's Pound

pp. 16-29
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Tracking the Word: Judaism's Exile and the Writerly Poetics of George Oppen, Armand Schwerner, Michael Heller, and Norman Finkelstein

pp. 30-51
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Jewish Counterfactualism in Recent American Poetry

pp. 52-71
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Is There a Distinctive Jewish Poetics? Several? Many?: Is There Any Question?

pp. 72-90
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A Portfolio of Poems

"I've been given a body …", and: Notre Dame, and: Hagia Sophia, and: "To empty earth falling unwilled …"

pp. 91-93
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Yahrzeit, and: Endless Whales

pp. 93-94
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A Note on the "Yinglish Strophes" Series, and: Yinglish Strophes 17, and: Yinglish Strophes 18

pp. 94-96
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Norman Finkelstein and Disputation, and: Be That As It May

pp. 96-99
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Gimme a Break!

pp. 99-100
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If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem

pp. 100-101
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New York Fresco

pp. 101-102
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Afikomens, and: on "Afikomens"

pp. 102-107
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Theology at Thirteen

pp. 108-109
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Café in Maplewood, and: The Sleep of the Dead

pp. 109-110
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from "now"

p. 111
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Palaces of Glass and Stone and Stalheim, and: Stalheim

pp. 112-113
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Playing God

p. 114
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There's Ecstasy in God Being One

pp. 114-117
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Why I Don't Keep The Sabbath: A Parable

p. 117
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Bright Morning, and: The Task, and: Ars Poetica: Cooking

pp. 117-119
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Three More Sonnets

pp. 120-121
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The Death of Bruno Schultz (1892–1942)

pp. 121-123
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Town of Ghosts, and: Our Exalted Guests, and: Gad

pp. 123-125
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Golem, and: Mike Abrams at 95

pp. 125-126
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A Blessing for Jean-Paul, Thirteen

p. 127
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Fathers

p. 128
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The Book of Elijah

pp. 128-147
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Review Essays

American Jewish Poetry, Familiar and Strange: A Review

pp. 148-150
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Passing Through: A Review

pp. 151-155
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Book Reviews

Exit Ghost (review)

pp. 156-158
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Shadow Traffic (review)

pp. 158-160
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Recovering "Yiddishland": Threshold Moments in American Literature (review)

pp. 160-162
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Creator, Are You Listening? Israeli Poets on God and Prayer (review)

pp. 162-163
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Contemporary Jewish Writing in Europe: A Guide (review)

pp. 163-166
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The Rediscovered Writings of Veza Canetti: Out of the Shadows of a Husband (review)

pp. 166-168
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Testimony, Tensions, and Tikkun: Teaching the Holocaust in Colleges and Universities (review)

pp. 168-171
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Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany (review)

pp. 171-173
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An Epitaph for German Judaism: From Halle to Jerusalem (review)

pp. 173-175
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Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology (review)

pp. 176-178
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Conversion, Halakhah, and Practice (review)

pp. 178-181
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Judaism and the Gentiles: Jewish Patterns of Universalism (to 135 CE) (review)

pp. 181-183
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Studying the Ancient Israelites: A Guide to Sources and Methods (review)

pp. 183-185
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Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible (review)

pp. 185-188
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Rewriting the Torah: Literary Revision in Deuteronomy and the Holiness Legislation (review)

pp. 188-190
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A Plausible God: Secular Reflections on Liberal Jewish Theology (review)

pp. 190-192
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Disability Studies and the Hebrew Bible: Figuring Mephibosheth in the David Story (review)

pp. 192-193
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Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain: Biblical Imagery and the Passover Holiday (review)

pp. 194-196
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Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917–1948 (review)

pp. 196-199
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1967: Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East (review)

pp. 199-201
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Klezmer America: Jewishness, Ethnicity, Modernity (review)

pp. 202-203
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Imagining the American Jewish Community (review)

pp. 203-205
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"Something on My Own": Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929–1956 (review)

pp. 206-208
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An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba (review)

pp. 208-210
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Jews and Sex (review)

pp. 210-212
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 213-230
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