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Hovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch

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Dahlia Ravikovitch, who died in 2005, was one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary Hebrew literature and the Israeli peace movement. In these poems about fathers and daughters, men and women, kings and their subjects, she articulates the painful asymmetries of power. The extraordinary stylistic range of her poetry reveals her mastery of the verbal art.

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"[Ravikovitch's] poems hum their messages like tuning forks. . . . [She] reaches visionary heights."--Margot Lurie,

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Dahlia Ravikovitch, who died in 2005 at age sixty-nine, was one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary Hebrew literature and the Israeli peace movement. She spent most of her life in Tel Aviv, Israel.Chana Bloch co-translated Yehuda Amichai's Open Closed Open to wide acclaim. She lives in Berkeley, California.Chana Kronfeld co-translated Yehuda Amichai's Open Closed Open to wide acclaim. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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ISBN:
9780393340099
Author:
Ravikovitch, Dahlia
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Bloch, Chana
Author:
Kronfeld, Chana
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 6.125 in

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