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[Das] Hebräerland
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The prose work Das Hebräerland (1937) by the poet Else Lasker-Schüler (1869–1945) recounts impressions and experiences from her sojourn in Palestine in 1934. Written in exile in Zurich, the text is part travelogue, part eschatological fantasy, in which images of a divine landscape overlay the real and political circumstances at play in the country. It contains a deep expression of the bib…

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Hessing, Jakob, “[Das] Hebräerland”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0301>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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