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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MOSES HAYYIM LUZZATTO, FOUNDER OF MODERN HEBREW LITERATURE.

Ginzburg, Simon.

Published by Philadelphia: The Dropsie College For Hebrew And Cognate Learning., 1931
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8vo. Vii, 189 pages. SUBJECT (S) : Luzzatto, Moshe Hayyim, 1701-1747. Ginzburg (1890-1944) "was born in the village of Lipniki, Volhynia, where he received a traditional education. He published his first poem in Ha-Shillo'ah in 1910. In 1912 he settled in the U. S. , studied at Columbia University, and obtained a doctorate from Dropsie College in 1923. He immigrated to Palestine in 1933, but returned to America shortly before World War II as the emissary of the Hebrew Writers' Association. He was one of the editors of Ha-Toren (191315) and Lu'ah Ahi'ever in 1918. In addition to a biography in English of Moses Hayyim Luzzatto (1931) , Ginzburg published three of his plays, with critical notes, including Ma'aseh Shimshon from a manuscript in the New York Public Library, his poetry, Sefer ha-Shirim ("Book of Poems, " 194445) , and an edition of his letters, under the title R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto u-Venei Doro ("R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto and his Contemporaries, " 1936) . These works, and his critical essays on the poet, are a major contribution to Luzzatto scholarship"(Silberschlag, EJ) . Good condition; front inside hinge repaired. (RAB-11-6). Bookseller Inventory # 18234

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Title: THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MOSES HAYYIM LUZZATTO,...

Publisher: Philadelphia: The Dropsie College For Hebrew And Cognate Learning.

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

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