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Title With both feet on the clouds : fantasy in Israeli literature / edited by Danielle Gurevitch, Elana Gomel, Rani Graff.
Imprint Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2013.

Series Israel, society, culture, and history.
Israel (Boston, Mass.)
Subject Hebrew literature -- History and criticism.
Hebrew literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fantasy in literature.
Mysticism in literature.
Alt Name Gurevitch, Danielle.
Gomel, Elana.
Graff, Rani.
Description 1 online resource (309 pages).
Note Originally published in Hebrew in 2009 by Graf Press and the Heksherim Institute at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev under title: ʻIm shete ha-raglayim ʻamoḳ ba-ʻananim : fantasy in Hebrew literature, a selection of essays.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- What is Fantasy? -- What Is Reality? -- What is Unimaginable? -- May He Come in Haste: Urban Fantasy in Soothsayer by Asaf Ashery -- Etgar Keret�s Fantastic Reality -- Postmodern Jewish Superstition in David Grossman�s To the End of the Land -- Dybbuk, Husband, Home: Shmuel Hasfari and the Fantastic Tradition in Israeli Theater -- Magical Realism in Israeli Cinema -- The Grand High Witch of Dreams -- The Man from the Yellow Star -- Why Doesn�t It Rain Fish Here?
Kosher Vampires: Jews, Vampires, and PrejudiceTravel Literature: The Itinerary of an Armchair Traveler�s Journey to Eretz Israel in a Seventeenth-Century Yiddish Story -- Ghost Stories in Medieval Hebrew Folktales: The Case of Sefer Hasidim and Sippurei Ha-Ari1 -- A Terrible Fable and Enchanting Fiction: The Story of Joseph De-La Reina and Its Reflections in Two Novels of Yehoshua Bar Yosef -- The Borders of Messianic Imagination in Jewish Thinking
ISBN 1618110683 (electronic bk.)
9781618110688 (electronic bk.)
9781936235834 (cloth)
OCLC # 847610341
Additional Format Print version: 9781936235834 1936235838.