Gabriel Piterberg: S. Yizhar
26 February 2009
Show More ‘Midnight Convoy’ and Other Stories by S. Yizhar, translated by Misha Louvish et al.
Toby, 283 pp., £9.99, May 2007, 978 1 59264 183 3Show More
Khirbet Khizeh by S. Yizhar, translated by Nicholas de Lange and Yaacob Dweck.
Ibis, 131 pp., $16.95, April 2008, 978 965 90 1259 6Show More
Preliminaries by S. Yizhar, translated by Nicholas de Lange.
Toby, 305 pp., £14.95, May 2007, 978 1 59264 190 1Show More
“... Yizhar Smilansky, who wrote under the pen-name of S. Yizhar, was the best of the Israeli prose writers for whom Hebrew is a first language, as distinct from those who emigrated to Palestine from Eastern Europe. Though he was never a celebrity, either in Israel or internationally, his death in 2006 occasioned a handful of translations of his work into English. Yizhar was born in 1916 in Rehovot, a moshava ...”