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Author Shapira, Anita,
Title Brener. English
Yosef Haim Brenner : a life / Anita Shapira ; translated by Anthony Berris.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]

Author Shapira, Anita,
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Subject Brenner, Joseph Hayyim, 1881-1921.
Authors, Hebrew -- Biography.
Zionists -- Biography.
Alt Name Berris, Anthony,
Description 1 online resource
Note "Originally published in Hebrew in 2008 under the title Brenner: Sippur hayim."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The emergence of a writer, 1881-1901 -- In the Imperial Russian Army, 1901-1904 -- London, 1904-1906 -- London, 1906-1908 -- Lvov, 1908-1909 -- In Palestine, 1909-1911 -- The Jerusalem years, 1911-1914 -- Wartime, 1914-1918 -- Under British rule, 1918-1921 -- Days in May, 1921 -- De mortuis.
Note Print version record.
Summary Based on previously unexploited primary sources, this is the first comprehensive biography of Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the pioneers of Modern Hebrew literature. Born in 1881 to a poor Jewish family in Russia, Brenner published his first story, ""A Loaf of Bread, "" in 1900. After being drafted into the Russian army, he deserted to England and later immigrated to Palestine where he became an eminent writer, critic and cultural icon of the Jewish and Zionist cultural milieu. His life was tragically ended in the violent 1921 Jaffa riots. In a nutshell, Brenner's life story encompasses the generat.
Note English.
ISBN 9780804793131 (electronic bk.)
0804793131 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 896345116
Additional Format Print version: Shapira, Anita. Brener. English. Yosef Haim Brenner 9780804785273 (DLC) 2014029030 (OCoLC)880237397

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