TSEVI HEN VE-YIFAT MAREH: SHIRE TEHILAH VI-YEDIDUT; SHIRAH YETOMAH
Tel-Aviv: Hotsaat Tsevi A. Y. Mahabarot Le-Sifrut, 1945 or 1946. Item #26730
(FT) Softcvoer, 16mo (small) , 71 pages, 15 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S) : Hebrew poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism. Zhernensky (1887-1948) was a “Hebrew writer. Born in Kamenets, Lithuania, he served on the editorial board of the Hebrew encyclopedia Eshkol in Berlin. He went to Palestine in 1933. His articles on language, problems of translation, modes of poetic expression, and other topics appeared in various journals. He wrote penetratingly on the Hebrew poetry of the Middle Ages, the poetry of Bialik, and the writings of Agnon. Three volumes of his works appeared: Mi-Saviv, Bein ha-Shelabbim, and Arugot. His translations from Russian, French, and German include: The Brothers Karamazov, 3 vols. , stories by Balzac, and Gottesdienstliche Vortraege der Juden by L. Zun” (Elkoshi in EJ, 2007) . OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. Some stained pages. Light wear. Light chipping to first 3 page corners. Otherwise, very good condition. (Heb-18-5).