Yehuda Amichai
The Making of Israel’s National Poet
Nili Scharf Gold

Brandeis University Press



Contents

• Preface
• Introduction: Camouflage as the Key to the Poetry of Yehuda Amichai
• Childhood in Wuerzburg: A Dubious Paradise
• The Murky Mirror of Wuerzburg in Amichai’s Work
• Hiding between the Languages: The German Mother Tongue in Amichai’s Universe
• Growing Up in Palestine
• “And the Migration of My Parents Has Not Subsided in Me”
• The Love Story
• The Literary Legacy of the Love Story: “Binyamina, 1947” and “We Loved Here”
• The Lovers in the Public Garden
• The Haifa Letters: The Making of an Israeli
• The Making of a National Poet
• Conclusion: Retrieving the Abandoned Landmarks
• Appendix A: Texts of Poems Discussed in Their Entirety
• Appendix B: Map of Wuerzburg and Legend
• Notes
• Select Bibliography
• Index




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