LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Tamar S. Hess
Last updated: February 2015
Hess, T.S., Heik ha-em shel zikhronot: nashim, otobiographia ve-ha-aliya ha-shnia (Memory's Maternal Embrace: Women, Autobiography and the Second Aliya, in Hebrew) Beer-Sheva and Or Yehudah: Masa Kritit at Ben Gurion University and Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir, 2014.
Hess, T.S., Self as Nation: Contemporary Hebrew Autobiography, forthcoming fall 2015 in Brandeis University Press & UPNE (Waltham, MA)
Kaufman, S. (c), Hasan-Rokem, G. (c), and Hess, T.S. (c), (Editors) The Defiant Muse: Hebrew Feminist Poems From Antiquity To The Present, New York: The Feminist Press, CUNY, 1999 (see #13: A brief version of the introduction to this volume was published separately).
Bar-El, J. z”l (c), Schwartz, Y. (c), and Hess, T.S. (c) (Editors), Sifrut ve-hevra ba-tarbut ha-ivrit ha-hadasha (Literature and Society – Studies in Contemporary Hebrew Culture, Papers in Honor of Gershon Shaked), Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem: Ha-kibutz Ha-meuchad and Keter Publishing House, 2001, in Hebrew.
Shapira, Y. (c), Herzog, O. (c) and Hess, T.S. (c) (Editors), Kanoni ve-populari: mifgashim sifrutiyim (The Canonical and The Popular: Literary Intersections),Tel-Aviv: Resling, 2007, in Hebrew.
Tsamir, H. (c) and Hess, T.S. (c), (Editors), Kitmey Or: Ma'amarim Yetsirata shel Dahlia Ravikovitch (Papers on Dahlia Ravikovitch, Tel-Aviv: Ha-Kibbutz ha-meuchad publishers, 2011, in Hebrew, 672 pages).
Hess, T.S., 'Kvar ein la ikuvim' (‘She No Longer Has Scruples’ - A Feminist
Reading of Hanna Bat Shahar’s Calling the Bats and Orli Kastel Blum’s Where Am
I?),In: Azmon, Y., (Ed) Eshnav le-hayeyhen shel nashim yehudiyot (A View into the
Lives of Women in Jewish Societies, collected essays, Jerusalem: The Zalman Shazar
Center for Jewish History, Jerusalem, 1995, 375-394, in Hebrew)
Hess, T.S., "Pri bediduta"(“Fruits of Solitude: Lea Goldberg’s Letters from an
Imaginary Journey”, in: Kartun-Blum, R. and Weisman, A. (Editors), Pgishot im
Meshoreret (Meetings With a Poet), Tel-Aviv: Sifriat Poalim Publishing House, 2000,
152-166, in Hebrew.
Hess, T.S., "Onsham shel ba'aley dimyon" (“The Predicament of Imagination: Lea
Goldberg’s That is The Light, Reception, Zionism and Gender”, In: Bar-El,
J., Schwartz, Y., and Hess, T.S. (c) (Editors), Sifrut ve-hevra ba-tarbut ha-ivrit ha-
hadasha ( Literature and Society – Studies in Contemporary Hebrew Culture, Papers
in Honor of Gershon Shaked), Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv: Ha-kibutz Ha-meuchad and
Keter Publishing House, 2001, 274-286, in Hebrew.
Hess, T.S., Aliya mehira be-sulam ha-dragot ('Sami Michael and popular literature') in: Shapira, Y., Herzog, O. and Hess, T.S. (c) (Editors), Kanoni ve-populari: mifgashim sifrutiyim (The Canonical and The Popular: Literary Intersections),Tel-Aviv: Resling, 2007, in Hebrew.
Hess, T.S., 'Ein ani Yehida' ('I am not alone': Afterwards to Henya Pekelman's memoir Hayey poelet ba'aretz, first published in 1935), Beer-Sheva and Or Yehudah: Masa Kritit, Ben Gurion University Press and Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir, 2007.
Hess, T.S., ""baderekh el ha-moshava ha-smukha: Lea Goldberg nifgeshet im Brenner," in Avigdor Shinan and Hagar Salomon (Editors) Mirkamim le-Galit Hasan Rokem, Vol. 2, Summer 2013.
Y.H. Brenner’s Breakdown and Bereavement, Jerusalem Studies In Hebrew Literature
15, 1995, 197-221 (in Hebrew).
Hess, T.S., “Defiant Muse: Feminist Hebrew Poetry”, Hess T. (c), Hasan-Rokem G. (c), and Kaufman S. (c), Judaism, 191 (48), Summer 1999, 345-357.
Hess, T.S.,'Poetica shel etz te'enim' (“The Poetics of a Fig Tree: Feminist Aspects
in Dahlia Ravikovitch’s Early Poetry”), Mikan, 1, May 2000, 27-43 (In Hebrew).
Hess, T.S.,'The Confessions of a Bad Reader: Embodied Selves, Narrative Strategies, and Subversion in Israeli Women's Autobiography', Prooftexts, 27:1, 2007, 151-187.
Hess, T.S.,'Henya Pekelman: An Injured Witness of Socialist Zionist Settlement in Mandatory Palestine', WSQ (Women's Studies Quarterly) 36:1&2, Spring/Summer 2008, 208-213 (a shorter English version).
Hess, T.S., 'A Mediterranean Mayflower? Introducing Ronit Matalon', Prooftexts, 30:3, 293-302, fall 2010.
Hess, T.S., “A Miscarriage of Dreams - On D. Seri’s Mishael”, Modern Hebrew Literature, 10, Spring / Summer, 1993, pp. 15-17.
Hess, T.S., “A Writer from Within: Rachel Frenkel’s The Story of Ideas In The
Work of Jacob Horowitz”, Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature, 15, 1995, 317-
324. (In Hebrew)
Hess, T.S., “Sometimes a Verbal Delicacy - on Shoham Smith’s Things That My
Heart Fails to Tell”, MHL, 19, New Series, Fall/Winter 1997, pp. 36-37.
Hess, T.S., “Ruth B. Bottigheimer’s Grimms’ Bad Girls and Bold Boys”,
Jerusalem Studies In Jewish Folklore, 19-20, 1998, 477-489. (In Hebrew)
Hess, T.S., “Galit Hasan-Rokem’s Voice Training (Poems)”, Moznaim, 73 (6),
1999, 63-64 (In Hebrew).
Hess, T.S., “Gershon Shaked’s Immigrants”, Mikarov, Winter 2002, 10, pp. 171-
176 (In Hebrew).
Hess, T.S., Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature,
Edited by Emily Miller Budick, Partial Answers, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2004, pp.
Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature, 20, 2005, 367-372.
Hess, T.S. kru’at lev akh noshemet (Review of Yigal Schwartz’s hayad’ata et
ha-aretz sham ha-limon poreah) Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature, 23, 2009.
“A Feminist Reading of Orly Kastel-Bloom’s Where Am I and Bat Shahar’s Calling the Bats,” Women’s Identity and National Discourse in Israel, Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem, December 1993.
“Fruits of Solitude: Lea Goldberg’s Letters from an Imaginary Journey,” Meetings With a Poet, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 1995.
“The Stature of a Carpet: Images of Femininity in Third Aliya Literature,” Intertextuality in Hebrew Literature, The 11th annual Conference in Hebrew Literature, Tel-Aviv University, Febuary 1996.
“’There’s No Before Or After in My Mother’s Tales’: Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi’s Memoirs,” Mothering: Changing Patterns, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June, 1997.
“Hana Katzanelson-Nesher’s Brother and Sister,” Women in The Yishuv and
Early State, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June, 1998
“’For my Children, For My Firstborn Granddaughter, For the Next Generation’: Time and Memory in Writings by Women of the Second Aliya,” Time in Literature, a Glance Towards the Millennium, Ben Gurion University in the Negev, May 2000.
“Contemporary Israeli Autobiography,” NAPH, New York, June 2001.
“Memory’s Maternal Embrace,” Gender, Place and Memory in the Modern Jewish Experience, Bar- Ilan University, January 2001
“Our Dreadful Lives,” The 13th World Congress of Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, August 2001.
“Sami Michael and Popular Literature,” Canon and Popular literature, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 2003.
“’The Chloe Liked Olivia Revolution’: Saul Tchernichovski’s Levivot,” Conference in Honor of Professor Dan Miron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June, 2003.
“Autobiographical Writings by Women of the Second Aliya,” The Second Aliya Centennial, Tel Aviv University, March, 2004.
“Autobiographical Writings by Women of the Second Aliya,” The Second Aliya Centennial , Haifa University, March, 2004.
“Dorit Rabinian’s Our Weddings,” Literature Comes From the East: Literatures of Jews of the East, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2004.
“Tracing the Jewish-Polish Mother in her Israeli Guise,” 24th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Jerusalem, July, 2004
"Gender and Autobiographyin Modern Hebrew Literature," Conference in Honor of Khava Turnianski, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2005.
"Henya Pekelman's Memoirs," the 14th World Congress in Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 2005.
"Gender and Zionism," Gendered Intersection, Dartmouth College, August 2005.
"The Return from a Dual Diaspora: Memoirs by Jewish Women in Ottoman Mandatory Palestine," University of Turku, Finland, September 2005.
"Between Aviezer and Agnon: A Visit with Dr. Langzam," From Enlightenment to Tehiya, Poetic and Ideological Developments, A Conference in Honor of Professor Menahem Brinker, Ben-Gurion University, Neve Shalom, November, 2005.
"Everything is Jerusalem: Aharon Appelfeld, Coffee, and Autobiography",
AJS, Washington, December, 2005.
"Kitchen Talk: Nationalism, Ethnicity and Gendered Marginality in Baron's and Rabinyan's Works," Paper presented at ImagiNation, The Praxis of Zionism, ASU, Tempe, AZ., February, 2006.
"Autobiographical Writings by women of the Second Aliya," lecture by
invitation to DIME group (Democracy in the Middle East) at ASU, February, 2006.
"Agnon's Lesbian Choice in Shvu'at Emunim", Agnon Conference, University of Haifa, March 22-23, 2006.
Hillel Bavli, Mrs. Woods, Colloquium on American Hebrew Literature, JTS, New York, March 26-27, 2006.
"To Be a Jew Among Jews: Yoram Kaniuk's Autobiographical Project," The World and Works of Yoram Kaniuk, March 29-31, Magdalene College, Cambridge, UK.
"Everything is Jerusalem: Aharon Appelfeld, Coffee, and Autobiography,"(same title, altered paper), Space, Haunting, Discourse, University of Karlstad, Sweden, June 2006.
"Be'eretz lo li": The Sense of Home and Poetic Legacy in Hillel Bavli's Poems, AJS 38th annual conference, San Diego, December 2006.
Esther Raab's Memoirs, Nativism and Locality: Marking 25 Years to Esther Raab's Death, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 2006.
Israeli Women's Poetry in the 1970's, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May, 2007, The 22nd Inter-University Conference of Hebrew Literature.
'Bereft Among the Philistines: A Reading of Almog's Invisible Mending', Ruth Almog: Writing as Visible Mending, UCL, Center for Israeli Studies, London, March, 2008.
“Masculinity and Proto-nationalism in Guenzburg’s Aviezer”,
Gender and Nationalism, Tel-Aviv University, November, 2008.
“Lads in Distress: Engendering Modern Masculinity in Hebrew Autobiography,”
AJS, Washington, December, 2008.
“Broken Bildung in Ronit Matalon’s Early Work,”
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January, 2009.
“How Much Longer Do You Think It Will Take? Fragments of Time and of Self
in Nathan Zach’s Death of My Mother,” special session organizer and speaker,
MLA, Philadelphia, December 2009.
“Conversations with Brenner: Leah Goldberg’s ‘The Cobbler’”, AJS, Boston,
December 2010. (A further developed version of this paper was delivered at the
Hebrew University of Jerusalem on May 30, 2011, in the academic conference in
celebration of 100 years of Goldberg’s birth).
"How The Pogrom Travelled to Israel: Conceptualizing Israel through the European Past," AJS panel: "The Pogrom in the Cultural Imagination", AJS 43 annual conference, Washington, December 18, 2011.
(in chronological order)
On The Limits and Validity of Autobiographical Readings of Dahlia Ravikovitch’s Poetry, The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities Young Scholars’ Forum, Jerusalem, June 18, 2009.
In celebration of Shimon Ballas’ Be-guf rishon (first person), The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, December 10 2009.
“Views Jerusalem in Israeli Literature 1948-1967”, Cherrick Forum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, March 31, 2011.
On DesireIn Lea Goldberg’s Poetry, “Anokhi Tsam’e le-Magedelena” In Celebration of Professor Israel Yuval’s farewell from Scholion, June 16, 2011.
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