IsraPulp: The Israeli Popular Literature Collection at Arizona State University
Keywords:Shund, Israeli popular literature, Stalag, Hebrew pulp, Hebrew literature, translation Studies, Holocaust Studies, New Hebrew, pseudotranslation, popular literature collection
Based on research literature, the article reviews the history of Hebrew popular literature since the 1930s, its connections with Yiddish Schund literature and its effects on the development of Modern Hebrew literature and Israeli identity, especially in light the New Hebrew ethos. The article features the research collection of Hebrew pulps at Arizona State Univeristy, demonstrates the significance of collecting popular materials in research libraries, and suggests possible new study directions. An appendix lists some of the materials available at the IsraPulp Collection.
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