Three Poets of the Sacred Quotidian
Paul Celan, Dan Pagis, Yehuda Amichai
Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi
This unique book studies three poets who were born in German-speaking countries between the two World Wars: Yehuda Amichai, Paul Celan, and Dan Pagis. The three met in Jerusalem at Amichai's in 1969, just a few months before Celan's suicide in Paris. Analysis of their meeting reveals common elemnts and roots in their writings.