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Title Dreaming the actual : contemporary fiction and poetry by Israeli women writers / selected, edited, and with introductions by Miriyam Glazer.
Imprint Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [2000]
©2000

Series SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture
SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture.
Subject Israeli literature -- Women authors -- Translations into English.
Women authors.
Alt Name Glazer, Miriyam, 1945-
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 396 pages).
Contents Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Short Stories -- ""And She Is Joseph"" -- ""Madame Bovary in Neve Tsedek"" -- ""Invisible Mending"" -- ""A Piece of Cake for Saul"" -- ""If Nella Could Do It"" -- ""The Fruit of Paradise"" -- Rest -- ""'It's Greek to You, ' She Said to Him"" -- ""Hunger"" -- ""Schlaffstunde"" -- ""Two Hours on the Road"" -- ""Gerbera Daisies at Half-Price"" -- ""Apples in Honey"" -- ""Photograph"" -- Introduction to Selected Short Stories.
A Thousand Shekels a Story -- The Woman Who Went Looking for a Walkie-Talkie -- The Woman Whose Hand Got Stuck in the Mailbox -- A Special Section: Stories Translated from the Russian -- Monologue of a Life Model -- Rough Casting -- Part II: Poetry -- In Memoriam -- Hebrew -- I Have a Stage in My Head -- Tefillin -- When You Come Sleep with Me -- The Life You Have -- Bird -- Dahlia Ravikovitch -- Real Love Isn't What It Seems -- An Unusual Autumn -- Hovering at a Low Altitude -- Blood Heifer -- Hedva Harechavi -- 1 x 2 -- And It Is Still That Way -- Already Night, Already Day -- Raquel Chalfi.
Reading the I Ching -- Night Hair -- Maya Bejerano -- I Made a New Memory for You -- States of War -- From The Hymns of Job -- Esther Ettinger -- Excerpts from the Sabbath Dream Book -- Micrographic Manuscript, Miniature (I) -- Micrographic Manuscript, Miniature (II) -- The Glass -- Believe Me -- Chava Pinchas-Cohen -- Remembering Our Fathers -- Her, Me, and Yochanan -- My English Teacher -- The Yearning of Karakashian -- The Ineffable Name -- ""Journey of a Doe"" -- Hamutal Bar Yosef -- Jaffa, July 1948 -- Reflections on a Dove -- In the Library -- An Angel on the Beach -- Agi Mishol -- Estate.
The Sacred Cow of Hardship -- Gravity, Death -- Shopping -- Devorah Amir -- After Fall, 1956 -- I Have Longings for My Dead -- What Seeps In -- Thoughts about Sari's Jump -- The ""Nightingale"" of Uncle Yair -- One Girl's Dance: Leah Aini -- Liquidation -- In Their House -- Shower -- The Empress of Imagined Fertility -- Nidaa Khoury -- Death Is Your Salvation -- People of Fire -- People of Pomegranates -- People of Figs -- People of Olives -- A Special Section: American Israeli Poets Writing in English -- Shirley Kaufman -- Deja Vu -- Stones -- Security -- Job's Wife -- The Mount of Olives.
Linda Zisquit -- From Unopened Letter -- After Years of Feasting and No Sacrifice -- A Word before the Last about Loss -- Rachel Tzvia Back -- Notes: From the Wait -- Untitled -- Abu Salim, Healer -- Gaza, Undated -- After Eden -- Karen Alkalay-Gut -- From Between Bombardments: A Journal -- Kitzbuhl Church -- Public Outcry -- Transportation.
ISBN 9780791492697 (electronic bk.)
0791492699 (electronic bk.)
9780791445587 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0791445585 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0791445577 (hc. ; alk. paper)
0791445585 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780791445570
OCLC # 811404035
Additional Format Print version: Dreaming the actual. Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©2000 (DLC) 99041322