restricted access   Volume 18, Number 3, Spring/Summer 2012

Table of Contents

From: Jewish Social Studies

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History and Responsibility: Hebrew Literature Facing 1948

Amir Eshel, Hannan Hever, and Vered Karti Shemtov



pp. 1-9

Nation, Village, Cave: A Spatial Reading of 1948 in Three Novels of Anton Shammas, Emile Habiby, and Elias Khoury

pp. 10-26

An Incomplete Frame Narrative Revisited: S. Yizhar’s Introduction to “Hirbet Hiz‘ah”

pp. 27-37

The Time That Returns: Speculative Temporality in S. Yizhar’s 1948

pp. 38-54

A Poetics of Haunting: From Yizhar’s Hirbeh to Yehoshua’s Ruins to Koren’s Crypts

pp. 55-69

“I Said unto You When You Were in Your Blood, Live”: Yoram Kaniuk’s Tasha”h

pp. 70-84

Nakba and Holocaust: Mechanisms of Comparison and Denial in the Israeli Literary Imagination

pp. 85-98

Abba Kovner: The Ritual Function of His Battle Missives

pp. 99-119

Unraveling the Wars of 1948

pp. 120-135

S. Y. Agnon’s Jerusalem: Before and After 1948

pp. 136-152

“The Two Gaze Directly into One Another’s Face”: Avot Yeshurun between the Nakba and the Shoah—An Israeli Perspective

pp. 153-163

Sovereignty and Melancholia: Israeli Poetry after 1948

pp. 164-179

Beyond Thematicism in the Historiography of Post-1948 Political Poetry

pp. 180-196

Citizenship and Sacrifice: The Tragic Scheme of Moshe Shamir’s He Walked through the Fields

pp. 197-211

“I Was in a War, and in a War Things Like That Happen”: On Judgments and Ethical Investigations in Israeli Law and Literature

pp. 212-224


pp. 225-227

In Forthcoming Issues

p. 228