Hamutal Bar-Yosef

Poetess Hamutal Bar-Yosef was born in Kibbutz Tel Yosef in 1940. She received her Ph.D in Hebrew Literature from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1985. She taught Hebrew literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev until 2003, and is now Professor Emeritus. She has also been a visiting professor in Paris, Moscow and Columbia University in New York. Bar-Yosef has published many collections of poetry as well as academic books and articles on Hebrew literature. She also translates poetry from English, French and Russian. Among other awards, Bar-Yosef has received the Tel Aviv Prize (1987), the ACUM Prize (1987), the Jerusalem Prize for Poetry (1990), the WIZO Prize for the Creative Woman (1999), the President's Prize (2002), the Brenner Prize for Poetry (2005), the Yehuda Amichai Prize for Poetry (2011), The ASI Prize (2012), the Ramat Gan Prize for Poetry (2012) and the ACUM Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2013).
Hamutal Bar-Yosef

Books Published in Hebrew

POETRY
If Not In a Hurry, Mi Li, 1971 [Luleh Haya Alai Lemaher]
Take Air, Massada, 1978 [Lakahat Avir]
Only the Green, Massada, 1981 [Rak Ha-Yarok]
Jumping Jacks, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1984 [Matanot Koftzot]
In the Crush, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1990 [U-Ve-Tzfifut]
The No, Carmel, 1998 [Ha-lo]
Night, Morning, Carmel, 2000 [Laila, Boker: Shirim Ve-Targumim]
Food, Carmel, 2002 [Mazon]
Convalescence, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2004 [Havraʹa]
Selected Poems (poetry) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2011 [Hishtavut: Mivchar Shirim Yeshanim Va-Chadashim]
15 Epitaphs, 13 Woodcuts [with Hanna Peizer Ben-David], Even Hoshen, 2011 [Chakuk Ba-Even Chatuch Ba-Etz]
Portraits, Even Hoshen, 2013 [Taʹaruchat Dyokanim]
Whistle, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2014 [Shrika]
Advantage, Keshev, 2015 [Motar]
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FICTION
Music (stories), Safra, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2012 [Musika]
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CHILDREN
By the Summer It Will Be Gone (children-picture-bk), Keter, 1984 [Ba-Kayitz Ze Yaʹavor]
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NON-FICTION (selected)
Metaphors and Symbols in U.N. Gnessinʹs Stories, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Metaforot U-Smalim Bi-Ytzirato Shel U.N. Gnessin]
On Zeldaʹs Poetry, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1988; extended ed. 2006 [Al Shirat Zelda]
The Genre of ʹNotesʹ as a Mediator Between Realism and Symbolism in Hebrew Literature, The Katz Research Institute for Hebrew Literature/ Tel Aviv Univ., 1989 [Ha-Reshima Ke-Janer Shel Maʹavar Mi-Realism Le-Symbolism Ba-Sifrut Ha-Ivrit]
Introduction to European Literature of Decadence, Ministry of Defense, IDF Radio, 1994 [Mavo Le-Sifrut Ha-Decadence Be-Eiropa]
Trends of Decadence in Modern Hebrew Literature, Ben-Gurion Univ., 1997 [Magaʹim Shel Decadence: Bialik, Berdyczewski, Brenner]
Symbolism in Modern Poetry, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, Yeoshua Rabinovich Foundation of the Arts, 2000 [Symbolism Ba-Shira Ha-Modernit]
Essays, Carmel, 2005 [Kriʹot U-Shrikot]
Tastes of Readings, Tzivonim, 2006 [Taʹamei Ha-Kriʹa: Reshimot Bikoret Sifrutit]
Mysticism in Modern Poetry, Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [Mystika Ba-Shira Ha-Ivrit Ba-Meʹa Ha-Esrim]
Lea Goldberg, Shazar Center, 2012 [Lea Goldberg]
What's to Explain? [with Moshe Ganan] (biography), Safra, 2015 [Ma Yesh Po Lehasbir? Moshe Ganan Mesoche'ach Im Hanutal Bar-yosef]

Books in Translation

Hungarian: Budapest, Mult es Jovo, 2009
French/Arabic: Paris, Caracteres, 2013
Spanish: San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico, Vaso Roto, 2014

Food
Russian: St Peterburg, Academic Project, 2004

Night, Morning
English: New York, Sheep Meadow Press, 2008

The Ladder
English: New York, Sheep Meadow Press, 2014

Music

Russian: Moscow, Text, 2015

Mysticism in Twentieth-Century Hebrew Literature

English: Brighton, Academic Studies Press, 2010

Hayyim Nachman Bialik

Russian: Jerusalem/Moscow, Gesharim/Mosti Kulturi, 2013