The Ambassadors of Death: The Sister Arts, Western Canon and the Silent Lines of a Hebrew Survivor

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Tuvia Rubner, winner of Israel Prize for Poetry (2008), is a Hebrew poet who lost his family in the Holocaust. He turned his personal trauma into a broad world view that engages with Western culture, his poetry highlighting correspondences with paintings by Chagall, Breughel, Holbein, Turner and Rembrandt. Death and loss are molding experiences in this poet's world. Paint and sculpture masterpieces are signalled as masks, as Ambassadors of Death. Rubner's poems enable us to examine the tradition of various forms of artistic ...

The Ambassadors of Death: The Sister Arts, Western Canon and the Silent Lines of a Hebrew Survivor 2011, Sussex Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9781845194505

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Ambassadors of Death: The Sister Arts, Western Canon & the Silent Lines of a Hebrew Survivor 2010, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845196424

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