Amos Oz's Gothic Jerusalem - Prof. Karen Grumberg
Prof. Karen Grumberg, a specialist in modern Israeli literature, will give a talk about Amos Oz, who passed away earlier this year. The talk will be Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 pm in Temple Beth Shalom, 205 E. Barcelona, Santa Fe.
Prof. Karen Grumberg is one of the top scholars in the United States on Israeli literature and a specialist on Amos Oz. Her books "Hebrew Gothic: History and the Poetics of Persecution" and "Place and Ideology in Contemporary Hebrew Literature" are standards in the field. Her Ph.D. is in Comparative Literature from UCLA.
Her most recent book, "Hebrew Gothic" includes a discussion of the work of Amos Oz.
Selected Books by Amos Oz
A Tale of Love and Darkness -- Made into the movie starring Natalie Portman about his childhood and his mother's suicide. Beautifully written.
My Michael -- My Michael is is a gorgeously written love story, haunting and deeply moving about a woman and her husband Michael in a marriage that ultimately dissolves.
Judas -- A young student in a mysterious house learns more than he can completely understand about life, passion, and the founding of the state of Israel.
Dear Zealots -- His warning to true believers about the dangers of intolerance.
Temple Beth Shalom (View)
205 East Barcelona Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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