Rachel S. Harris


Fiction and Farce: Democracy at the MLA

By Rachel S. Harris

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First They Came For the Humanities...

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MLA Panel Is High On Emotion, Low On Facts

By Rachel S. Harris

MLA Panel Is High On Emotion, Low On Facts
‘It Impacts People’: Professors and scholars are debating the boycott of Israel at the MLA. // ThinkstockRead More


Poetry for a Time Gone Mad

By Rachel S. Harris

Poetry for a Time Gone Mad
The second half of the 20th century saw a boom in Hebrew poetry unlike anything since the Golden Age of Spain 1,000 years earlier. Using their evolving vernacular, Israeli poets synthesized the literary traditions of the past with rich new waves of English and American poetry. In doing so, they created a poetic world that sings out louder and more poignantly than a news broadcast ever could. At a time of yet more violence and political turmoil in Israel, poetry offers a perspective on the human condition.Read More



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