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

Lot Number 16

Yossi Sarid – Handwritten Poems from the Age of Seventeen and Correspondence with Ephraim Broide, Editor of Molad, 1958-1960

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Lot Number 16

Yossi Sarid – Handwritten Poems from the Age of Seventeen and Correspondence with Ephraim Broide, Editor of Molad, 1958-1960

Three poems and three letters sent by 17-year-old Yossi Sarid, to Ephraim Broide, editor of Molad periodical between 1958-1960.
The three poems were sent in 1958, with a letter in flowery style, which reveals arrogance behind an appearance of modesty._x000B_Broide considered the poems very immature and wrote Sarid that 'if you wish to become a poet… you must write hundreds of verses each day, cross out many of them by yourself, show the best of them to those who understand and even then - not to publish them, but to grow, to understand, to gain knowledge, to look deeper, and then to learn much more, until you are able to write one good line…"
Sarid responded a year later, saying that Broide's criticism was 'sharp and insulting,' and sent him another poem (not included). Broide replied that he thought it wasn't a good poem: 'what can be said in prose with the same success… should be said inThree poems and three letters sent by 17-year-old Yossi Sarid, to Ephraim Broide, editor of Molad periodical between 1958-1960.
The three poems were sent in 1958, with a letter in flowery style, which reveals arrogance behind an appearance of modesty.
Broide considered the poems very immature and wrote Sarid that 'if you wish to become a poet… you must write hundreds of verses each day, cross out many of them by yourself, show the best of them to those who understand and even then - not to publish them, but to grow, to understand, to gain knowledge, to look deeper, and then to learn much more, until you are able to write one good line…"
Sarid responded a year later, saying that Broide's criticism was 'sharp and insulting,' and sent him another poem (not included). Broide replied that he thought it wasn't a good poem: 'what can be said in prose with the same success… should be said in prose.' A year later Sarid wrote Broide again offering poems to soon be published in his first poetry book (not included). Broide replied that these poems indeed show progress, 'but I did not find any convincing experience, portrayed in a unique manner…' and again refused to print them.
Broide's replies are carbon copies of the original letters.
Very good condition.
Yosi Sarid (1940-2015) was a Kenesset Member, a minister, opposition leader and the leader of the Meretz party, and also a journalist.

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