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In a Different Light: The Book of Genesis in the Art of Samuel Bak

Lawrence L. Langer

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ISBN 10: 1879985063 / ISBN 13: 9781879985063
Published by Pucker Gallery, 2001
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: In a Different Light: The Book of Genesis in...

Publisher: Pucker Gallery

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

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Bak (b.1933), a painter who lives in Massachusetts, arrived there by way of Vilna, Poland (where he was born), time spent at displaced persons camps in Germany, then residency in Israel, Rome, New York City, Paris, and Switzerland. This volume presents a new series of 55 drawings and paintings in which he presents his own powerful visions of scriptural stories in the context of the post-Holocaust world. Langer, who has written a number of books on the Holocaust and a previous book on Bak's work ( Landscapes of Jewish Experience , here provides full explication of the paintings. Distribution is by the U. of Washington Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Lawrence L. Langer is Alumnae Chair Professor of English Emeritus at Simmons College.

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