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Israeli Culture of the 60s, 70s and 80s

Lot Number 12

Amos Kenan – Eight Books with Dedications, Two Plays in Stencil, 1950s-1980s

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Lot Number 12

Amos Kenan – Eight Books with Dedications, Two Plays in Stencil, 1950s-1980s

Eight books by Amos Kenan (also spelled Keinan), with dedications to Hanna, probably his lover, and two plays he authored in stencil - one of which was never published.
The books with dedications: BeShotim UveAkrabIm, (selections of Kenan's columns published in Haaretz [1953], BaTachana (1963), HaDelet HaKchula (1972), Les Tireurs de Langue [1974?], Shoa II (1975), MiTachat LaPrachim (1979), El Artzech El Moladetech (1981), Amanut HaPisul BeYisrael, Hipus HaZehut (ed.), [1988].
The plays: Chaverim Mesaprim al Yeshu (Friends talking about Jesus) [1972], satire dealing with Jesus Christ in various situations in modern-day Israel - a child whose home was demolished by the army, an adolescent who is afraid of the deterioration of national security, and a veteran who fought in all of Israel's wars. Mostly gallows humor. 42 pages.
Hora Twist - musical, written with composer Yohanan Zarai, satirizing bourgeois Israelis, their mindlessness and pursuit of comfort. Numbered edition (11). Very rare play, never published and probably never staged. No copy in National Library of Israel.
Various sizes and condition. General condition: good.

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