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Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai

Amichai, Yehuda
Title: Yehuda Amichai
Reading Date: Wednesday, November 19, 1980

Introduction-4138

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by Lois Shelton and Rabbi Morton Levine

from "Two Songs of Peace"-4139

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Introduced as "A Song of Peace."


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Amichai, Yehuda. Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1968.

"Out of Three or Four People in a Room"-4140

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Amichai, Yehuda. A Life of Poetry 1948-1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

two sections from "Seven Laments for the War-Dead"-4141

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Introduced as two poems from "Seven Laments for the Fallen in the War."


Annotation:

Amichai, Yehuda. The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

"God Full of Mercy"-4142

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Introduced as "God Full of Compassion" or "God Full of Pity."


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Amichai, Yehuda. A Life of Poetry 1948-1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

"A Letter of Recommendation"-4143

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Amichai, Yehuda. The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

"When my head got banged on the door"-4144

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Amichai, Yehuda. Time: Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

"I am a man 'planted beside streams of water'"-4145

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Amichai, Yehuda. Time: Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

"I am Big and Fat"-4146

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Amichai, Yehuda. Songs of Jerusalem and Myself. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

"Instructions for a Waitress"-4147

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Amichai, Yehuda. Songs of Jerusalem and Myself. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

"My Mother Once Told Me"-4148

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Amichai, Yehuda. A Life of Poetry 1948-1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

"It is morning now, and behold: you are Leah; last night you were Rachel..."-4149

"A Pity. We Were Such a Good Invention"-4150

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Amichai, Yehuda. Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

"Quick and Bitter"-4151

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Amicahi, Yehuda. Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1968.

from "Achziv Poems"-4152

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Amichai, Yehuda. Songs of Jerusalem and Myself. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

"Love Song"-4153

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Amichai, Yehuda. Love Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1981.

"Air Hostess"-4154

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Amichai, Yehuda. Great Tranquility: Questions and Answers. New York:Harper & Row, 1983.

"God Takes Pity on Kindergarten Children"-4155

Description:

Introduced as "God has Pity on Children in Kindergartens."


Annotation:

Amichai, Yehuda. A Life of Poetry 1948-1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

"A Song of Praise to the Lovely Couple Varda and Schimmel"-4156

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Amichai, Yehuda. Songs of Jerusalem and Myself. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

section 13 from "Jerusalem 1967"-4157

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Amichai, Yehuda. Songs of Jerusalem and Myself. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

"At an archaeological site"-4158

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Amichai, Yehuda. Time: Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

section 29 from "Songs of Zion the Beautiful"-4159

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"People travel far away to say: This reminds me of some other place..."


Annotation:

Amichai, Yehuda. The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

"Tourist"-4160

Annotation:

Amichai, Yehuda. A Life of Poetry 1948-1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

"Tourists"-4161

Annotation:

Amichai, Yehuda. Great Tranquility: Questions and Answers. New York: Harper & Row, 1983.

Reading Date: Wednesday, November 19, 1980
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center

Yehuda Amichai reads widely from his extensive body of work, reading some poems in both English and Hebrew. Several translations (including translations of poem titles) performed here differ from the translations collected in his books.

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