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PELLI, Moshe

PELLI, Moshe. American (born Israel), b. 1936. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Intellectual history, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Texas at Austin, assistant professor of Hebrew, 1967-71, coordinator of Hebrew Language Program, 1969; Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, senior lecturer in Hebrew literature, 1971-74; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, associate professor of modern Hebrew language and literature, 1974-78, coordinator of Hebrew Language Program, 1975-77; Yeshiva University, Erna Michael College, NYC, associate professor of modern Hebrew language and literature, 1978-84; University of Central Florida, Orlando, associate professor, 1985-88, director of Judaic studies program, 1985-, professor of Judaic studies, 1989-. Visiting lecturer, professor, or scholar at universities worldwide. Publications: Al de'ateft (novel; title means: For Drowning Others Thou Wast Drowned), 1961; Elohim bamahapechet (novel; title means: God Imprisoned), 1965; Moshe Mendelssohn: Bechavlei masoret (title means: Moses Mendelssohn: Bonds of Tradition); Introduction to Modern Hebrew Literature in the 18th and 19th Centuries, 1972; The Age of Haskalah, 1979; Getting By in Hebrew, 1984; Bema'avqei temurah (title means: Struggle for Change), 1988; Hebrew Culture in America, 1998; Kinds of Genres in Haskalah Literature, 1999; The Gate to Haskalah, 2000; The Circle of Hame'asef Writers at the Dawn of Haskalah, 2001. CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN HEBREW WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS: Heroes of the Ghetto (anthology), 1963; The Stetle (anthology; title means: Small Jewish Town), 1964; Hebrew in the New World, 1965; Shalom Aleichem (biography), 1966; Itzhak Ben Tzvi (biography), 1971; Shalom (title means: Peace), 1980. Author of research papers on Hebrew literature, book reviews, bibliographies and indices, and short stories. Address: Judaic Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Central Florida, PO Box 161992, Orlando, FL 32816- 1992, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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