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Aryeh Sivan

Aryeh Sivan (1929-2015) was born in Tel Aviv. He fought in Israel's 1948 War of Independence as a member of the elite Palmach unit. Sivan studied Hebrew language and literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and worked as a high school teacher. He published some fiction and many collections of poetry.
Sivan received several awards, including the Prime Minister's Prize (1973), the Brenner Prize (1989), the Shin Shalom Prize (1992), the Bialik Prize (1998) and the prestigious Israel Prize for Poetry (2010). Adonis, his only novel, won a Tidhar Citation Award for Detective Fiction (2016). Sivan's poetry has been translated into 17 languages.


Aryeh Sivan

Books Published in Hebrew

POETRY
Poems of Armor, Achshav, 1963 [Shirei Shiryon]
Forty Faces, Dar, 1969 [Arba’im Panim]
Falling Inside, Sifriat Poalim, 1976 [Nofel Lecha Bifnim]
Ratification, Sifriat Poalim, 1981 [Ishrurim]
To Live in Eretz Israel, Am Oved, 1984 [Lichyot Be-Eretz Israel]
Poems 1986, Am Oved, 1986 [Chibukim]
Selected Poems, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1988 [Eretz Ma’ala]
Hollow of the Sling, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1989 [Kaf Ha-Kela]
Boundaries of Sand, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1994 [Gvulot Ha-Chol]
Poems, Tag, 1995 [Hinneh: Kuntres Le-Shira, 9]
Unprotected Tenant, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Dayar Lo Mugan]
Selected Poems 1957-1997, Bialik Institute, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Eravon: Mivchar Shirim 1957-1997]
New Poems, Keshev, 2002 [Hashlama]
Recurrence, Keshev, 2004 [Chozer Chalila]
Fragments, Keshev, 2007 [Kituʹim]
On Sand and Sea, Keshev, 2009 [Al Chol Ve-Al Yam]
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FICTION
Adonis (novel) , Am Oved, 1992 [Adonis]

Books in Translation

German: Frankfurt, S. Fischer, 1994; pback: 2017
Estonian: Tallinn, Eesti Raamat, 1997
Chinese: Nanchang, Baihuazhou, 2000
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