Trinity University Press

Peter Cole

Peter Cole was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 2007. His most recent book of poems is Things on Which I’ve Stumbled. His many volumes of translations include The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950–1492, J’Accuse, by Aharon Shabtai, and So What: New and Selected Poems, 1971–2005, by Taha Muhammad Ali. Cole is the recipient of the PEN Translation Prize for Poetry and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for Humanities, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Hebrew Writers on Writing

Hebrew Writers on Writing begins in early twentieth-century Warsaw, wanders through the formative years of Hebrew modernism in Europe and Palestine, and comes to engage the charged complexity of contemporary Israel. In the process, it explores, as no English volume has before, the shifting cultural and political landscape out of which the literature emerges and provides readers with an...

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