The Exclusion of Women from Hebrew Literary History

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The article discusses the apparent disregard toward of female authors seen in the history of modernist Hebrew poetry. Topics addressed include mappings of Hebrew poetic modernism to illustrate the ignorance of female authors, reasons for the failure of rereading poets such as Rachel Morpurgo to change their status, and the inclusion of the poet Esther Raab in the development of Hebrew poetry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-278
Number of pages20
JournalProoftexts - Journal of Jewish Literature History
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991


  • Literary criticism
  • Symbolist poetry
  • Feminist Views of Modern Hebrew Literature
  • Writers
  • Modernist poetry
  • Modernist art
  • Narrative poetry
  • Lyric poetry
  • Poetry
  • Literary style
  • Literary history
  • literary theory and criticism
  • literary history
  • Hebrew language literature
  • women
  • Jewish women in literature
  • Hebrew literature
  • Modern -- History and criticism


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