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Open Closed Open: Poems - Amichai, Yehuda
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In poems marked by tenderness and mischief, humanity and humor, Yehuda Amichai breaks open the grand diction of revered Jewish verses and casts the light of his own experi ence upon them. Here he tells of history, a nation, the self, love, and resurrection. Amichai's last volume is one of medi tation and hope, and stands as a testament to one of Israel's greatest poets. Open closed open. Before we are born, everything is open in the universe without us. For as long as we live, everything is closed within us. And when ...

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Open Closed Open: Poems 2006, Ecco Press, Belmont, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156030502

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