El ha-tsippor
(6,817 words)

Ḥayim Naḥman Bialik’s first poem El ha-tsippor (“To the Bird,” 1948), published in spring 1892, belongs to the conventional melancholy lyric typical for the epoch of sentimentality in modern Hebrew literature. In several respects, it expresses the mood, poetics, and worldview of an interim period – a poetic transition phase between ne…

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Miron, Dan, “El ha-tsippor”, 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 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0197>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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