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Bialik's Stories from Texture to Context (Lecture circa 1998)

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My topic - Bialik's stories from texture to context - is a condensation of a 300 pages book that I have recently published in Hebrew - under title BE'EIN ALILA namely, without a story, or a plot English title is "no story, no history". It is based on assumption that Bialik could not have written a well wrought story with a linear plot, with traditional heroes and a definite closure. Reasons for these literary deficiencies (which are not deficiencies at all as you can assume) were extra-literary as well as literary. Bialik himself had claimed on more than one occasion that a nation without history surely meant active, independent histo