Gershon Shaked

Gershon Shaked

Gershon Shaked ( _he. גרשון שקד; 1929–2006) was an Israeli scholar and critic of Hebrew literature.

Biography

Born Gerhard Mandel in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to Palestine alone in 1939, and was later followed by his parents. He attended Gymnasia Herzliya in Tel Aviv. He changed his last name to "Shaked," the Hebrew translation of "Mandel," which means "almond." He was married to Malka, and had two children [Lev-Ari, Shiri. "Israel Prize winner literary critic Gershon Shaked dies, aged 77." "Haaretz". December 29, 2006. Par. 1-3 [http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/807176.html] .] .

Academic career

In 1950, Shaked studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he earned a doctorate in Hebrew literature in 1964 and later chaired the Department of Hebrew Literature. In addition to his many publications in Hebrew, he also wrote more than thirty books of criticism in other languages. Shaked received the Bialik Prize in 1986, the Israel Prize for literary scholarship in 1992, and the Bahat Award for Non-Fiction in 2004 [Lev-Ari, Par. 4 [http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/807176.html] .] .

Works in English

Literary criticism

* "The New Tradition: Essays on Modern Hebrew Literature". Hebrew Union College Press/ Wayne State University Press, 2006
* "Modern Hebrew Fiction". Indiana University Press, 2000.
* "Shmuel Yosef Agnon: A Revolutionary Traditionalist". New York University Press, 1989.
* "The Shadows Within: Essays on the Modern Jewish Writers". Jewish Publication Society, 1987.

Edited anthologies

* "8 Great Hebrew Short Novels". Toby Press, 2005
* "Six Israeli Novellas", David R. Godine, 2002

References

External links

* [https://www.commentarymagazine.com/viewarticle.cfm/An-Unheralded-Zionist-10888?mode=reserve An Unhearalded Zionist] - Article on Shaked from "Commentary Magazine".


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