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Marge Piercy

Art of Blessing the Day

€ 22.94

A treasury of poetry celebrating the Jewish experience draws on the experiences of members of the author's own family and deals with such themes as famous Jewish blessings, the holidays of the Jewish year, the Holocaust, and Passover Seder. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

The author:
Marge Piercy is renowned as both a poet and novelist. Her fiction includes City of Darkness, City of Light; The Longings of Women; He, She, and It; Woman on the Edge of Time; and Gone to Soldiers. She currently lives in Massachussetts.

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
The art of blessing the day
3(9)
MISHPOCHEH (Family)
Snowflakes, my mother called them
9(2)
Putting the good things away
11(3)
Eat fruit
14(2)
Learning to read
16(3)
My mother`s body
19(7)
On shabbat she dances in the candle flames
26(2)
The wicked stepmother
28(3)
The rabbi`s granddaughter and the Christmas tree
31(2)
What she craved
33(1)
Unbuttoning
34(2)
Out of the rubbish
36(3)
Your father`s fourth heart attack
39(2)
The aunt I wanted to be
41(2)
The flying Jew
43(3)
My rich uncle, whom I only met three times
46(2)
A candle in a glass
48(2)
Belly good
50(5)
THE CHUPPAH (Marriage)
The chuppah
55(2)
The wine
57(2)
House built of breath
59(1)
Nailing up the mezuzah
60(2)
In the grip of the solstice
62(2)
The real hearth
64(1)
All lovers have secret names
65(1)
Marriage in winter
66(5)
TIKKUN OLAM (Repair of the World)
The ark of consequence
71(2)
To be of use
73(2)
Available light
75(3)
For she is a tree of life
78(2)
One bird, if there is only one, dies in the night
80(2)
Yahrtzeit
82(1)
After the wind abated, he walked out and died
83(2)
Woman in a shoe
85(2)
Up and out
87(7)
The task never completed
94(5)
TOLDOT, MIDRASHIM (Of History and Interpretation)
Apple sauce for Eve
99(2)
The Book of Ruth and Naomi
101(2)
Fathers and sons
103(1)
At the well
104(4)
Growing up haunted
108(2)
The thief
110(2)
For each age, its amulet
112(1)
The Altneushul in the old Prague ghetto
113(2)
Returning to the cemetery in the old Prague ghetto
115(3)
The housing project at Drancy
118(2)
Black Mountain
120(2)
The fundamental truth
122(2)
The hunger moon
124(5)
TEFILLAH (Prayer)
Nishmat
129(3)
S`hema
132(2)
Meditation before reading Torah
134(1)
Amidah: On our feet we speak to you
135(3)
Kaddish
138(1)
Havdalah
139(4)
HA-SHANAH (The Year)
Shabbat moment
143(2)
At the New Moon: Rosh Hodesh
145(2)
Wellfleet shabbat
147(1)
The head of the year
148(1)
Tashlich
149(2)
Breadcrumbs
151(2)
The New Year of the Trees
153(1)
Beytzeh: Season of the egg
154(2)
Charoset
156(2)
Zeroah: Lamb shank
158(1)
Maror
159(2)
Karpas
161(2)
Chazeret: Lettuce in rebellion
163(1)
Matzoh
164(1)
Salt water
165(1)
Maggid
166(2)
Summer mourning
168(2)
Coming up on September
170(2)
The ram`s horn sounding
172
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
192 pagina's
249 gram
203 x 133 x 13 mm
ALFRED A KNOPF us

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