Nekod Singer in Russian and Hebrew: Neoeclecticism and beyond

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abstract: The multifaceted oeuvre of Nekod Singer, who writes in Israel in Russian and in Hebrew, is notable for its bilingualism and self-translation. Singer's integration of the two languages reflects his cultural-aesthetic agenda, which fluctuates between neoeclecticism and neomodernism, as well as between two centers of gravity—post-Soviet Russian and multilingual Israeli literature. This article discusses Singer's writing with an emphasis on his bilingualism and self-translation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-79
Number of pages14
JournalSymposium - Quarterly Journal in Modern Literatures
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2 Apr 2016


  • Bilingualism
  • Israeli literature
  • Nekod Singer
  • contemporary Hebrew literature
  • contemporary Russian literature
  • self-translation
  • translation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Literature and Literary Theory


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