In a nutshell, Brenner's existence tale encompasses the iteration that made "the nice jump" from Imperial Russia's light of payment to the metropolitan facilities of modernity, and from conventional Jewish ideals and lifestyle to secularism and existentialism. In his writing he experimented with language and shape, yet continually trying to painting existence realistically. A hugely acerbic critic of Jewish society, Brenner used to be relentless in portraying the vices of either Jewish public lifestyles and person Jews. such a lot of his contemporaries not just authorized his critique, yet famous him for his forthrightness and took it as facts of his honesty and veracity.
Renowned writer and historian Anita Shapira's new biography illuminates Brenner's existence and instances, and his relationships with major cultural leaders resembling Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, Hayim Nahman Bialik, Israel's nationwide Poet, and so forth. Undermining the accredited myths approximately his existence and his demise, his melancholy, his relatives with writers, girls, and men—including the query of his homoeroticism—this new biography examines Brenner's existence in all its complexity and contradiction.
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