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ence as a ritual watcher o f the dead at a Jewish funeral home.
P
a g is
,
D
a n
.
Points o f Departure.
Tr. from the Hebrew by Stephen Mitchell.
Phila., Jewish Publication Society, 1981. 160 p.
Bilingual edition o f poems by an Israeli poet, with an introduction
by Robert Alter.
P
a n it z
, E
s t h e r
L.
The alien in their midst: images ofJews in English literature.
Rutherford, N.J., Fairleigh Dickenson University Press, 1981. 197 p.
Study o f some 30 English authors spanning about seven centuries,
which leads to conclusion that Jews are stereotypically depicted as
“strangers” interested primarily in commercialism and the like.
Nathan Rapoport sculptures and monuments.
Text by Richard Yaffe. New
York, Shengold, 1980.
79 plates.
R
o d i t i
, E
d o u a r d
.
Thrice chosen.
Santa Barbara, Calif., Black Sparrow
Press, 1981. 137 p. Paperbound.
Poetry.
R
o n c h
, Y
it z h a k
E
l c h o n o n
.
Poems.
Tr. from the Yiddish. Los Angeles,
Author, 1981.
41 p. o f translated materials + 102 p. in Yiddish.
S
a l o m o n
, C
h a r l o t t e
.
Charlotte: life or theater?
Tr. by Lila Wennewitz. New
York, Viking, 1981. 784 p.
Series o f paintings depicting authoress’ life.
S
klarew
, M
y ra
.
From the backyard o f the Diaspora; poems.
Washington, D.C.,
Dryard Press, 1981. 63 p. Paperbound.
Spiritual resistance: art from concentration camps 1940 -1945 .
Phila., Jewish
Publication Society, 1981. 237 p.
Selection o f drawings and paintings from the collection o f Kibbutz
Lohamei Hagetaot, Israel. Includes essays by Miriam Novitch, Lucy
Dawidowicz, Tom L. Freudenheim.
S
u tz k e v er
, A
b raham
Burnts pearls; ghetto poems.
Tr. from the Yiddish by
Seymour Mayne. Oakville, Ont., Masane Press, 1981. 51 p. Pa­
perbound.
BIBLE STUDIES
A
b e r b a c h
, M
o ses
and
G
ro ssfeld
, B
e r n ar d
.
Targum Onkelos to Genesis: a
critical analysis together with an English translation o f the text.
New York,
Ktav, 1982. 376 p.
Based on Alexander Sperber’s edition.
A
lte r
, R
o b e r t
.
The art of biblical narrative.
New York, Basic Books, 1981.
195 p.
Stories o f the Bible studied from the point o f view o f a literary
critic. Winner o f 1982 National Jewish Book Award — Jewish
Thought.