Prof. Ariel Hirschfeld

Ariel Hirschfeld is a full professor in the Hebrew Literature department in The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Research interests:

Modern Hebrew Poetry. S. J. Agnon’s oeuvre. H. N. Bialik’s oeuvre. The concept of place in Hebrew literature. Music and Poetry.

Reaserch directions:

Locality in modern Hebrew culture. The tragic mode in “Ir U’Mloaa” (The City and the Fullness Thereof) by S. J. Agnon.

Selected Publications

• Voi Che Sapete – The Dialogue of Love in Mozart’s Operas. 1994
• Local Notes (Essays). 2000
• Toward the Last of the Gods – The Fountains of Rome. 2003
• Notes on Epiphany. 2006
• The Tuned Harp – The Language of Emotions in Bialik’s Poetry. 2011
• Reading S. J. Agnon. 2011