By Avner Holtzman
by the point he was once twenty-eight, Hayim Nahman Bialik used to be already thought of the nationwide Hebrew Poet. He had in simple terms released a unmarried assortment, yet his deeply own poetry validated a profound hyperlink among the secular and the normal that will develop into paramount to a countrywide Jewish identification within the 20th century. while he died all of sudden in 1934, the outpouring of grief was once remarkable, confirming him as a father determine for the Zionist stream in Palestine, and round the world.
utilizing vast examine and stylish readings of Bialik’s poems, Avner Holtzman investigates the poet’s dramatic lifestyles, advanced character, cherished verse, and persisted reputation. This clear-eyed and thorough biography explores how Bialik overcame extreme own struggles to develop into a charismatic literary chief on the middle of recent Hebrew culture.
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