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Intimations of Difference: Dvora Baron in the Modern Hebrew Renaissance
Dvora Baron (1887-1956) has been called "the founding mother of Hebrew women's literature." Born in a small town on the outskirts of Minsk to the community rabbi, Baron immigrated from the JewishExpand
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Bialik's Other Silence
Chaim Nahman Bialik's (1873-1934) poetic "shtikah" or silence from 1911 to the time of his death in 1934 has been widely discussed and conjectured about from social, psychological, and literaryExpand
She Sermonizes in Wool and Flax: Dvora Baron's Literary Vernacular
When Dvora Baron sought, in the absence of a Hebrew-speaking culture, to create a vernacular literature, how did her associations and choices differ from those of her male colleagues? How do thoseExpand
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Women and Jewish Literature
This essay explores the genesis of “Women and Jewish Literature,” a course I developed at the University of Maryland. The course emphasizes the interconnectedness of reading and writing, particularlyExpand
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From an Old World to a New Language: Eastern European-Born Israeli Women's Writing in Hebrew
I have long wondered whether there is an argument to be made for a unique Hebrew literary canon of Eastern European–born women writing in Israel. Leah Goldberg (1911–70) and Dvora Baron (1887–1956)Expand