Benjamin Harshav


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  1. American Yiddish Poetry
    This remarkable volume introduces what is probably the most coherent segment of twentieth-century American literature not written in English. Includes a bilingual facing-page format, notes and biographies of poets, and selections... Learn More
    Published: 8th October 2007
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. The Polyphony of Jewish Culture
    Published: 2nd August 2007
    Hardback | £56.00
  3. Explorations in Poetics

    Explorations in Poetics

    By Benjamin Harshav

    Stanford University Press

    The book provides a lucid and systematic theory of the work of literature and its major aspects.... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2007
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. Sing, Stranger
    Sing, Stranger is a comprehensive historical anthology of a century of American poetry written in Yiddish and now translated into English for the first time. This anthology reveals both an amazing achievement of Jewish creative... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2006
    Hardback | £47.00
  5. Marc Chagall and His Times
    This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogue with the events and ideologies of his time. It encompasses the 98 years of Chagall's life (1887-1985),... Learn More
    Published: 29th September 2003
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £43.00
  6. Marc Chagall on Art and Culture
    Marc Chagall (1887-1985) traversed a long route from a boy in the Jewish Pale of Settlement, to a commissar of art in revolutionary Russia, to the position of a world-famous French artist. This book presents for the first time... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2003
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Language in Time of Revolution
    This book on culture and consciousness in history concerns the worldwide transformations of Jewish culture and society and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language following the waves of pogroms in Russia in 1881, when large... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1999
    Paperback | £24.99
  8. The Meaning of Yiddish
    With a rare combination of erudition and insight, the author investigates the major aspects of Yiddish language and culture, showing where Yiddish came from and what it has to offer, even as it ceases to be a "living" language.Reviews"Harshav's... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1999
    Paperback | £22.99