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The Poetics of Anarchy

David Edelshtat's Revolutionary Poetry


Ori Kritz

Contents: The life, work and reception of a political poet, David Edelshtat (1866-1892) - Ideology, mythology and action - Poetry as propaganda - The poem as a newspaper genre - The civil religion of a communist - The components of Edelshtat's political mythology - The poet as a political agitator - Diction and prosody - The rhetoric of revolution.