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Dan Pagis (born on October 16, 1930 — died on July 29, 1986) was an Israeli poet, lecturer and holocaust survivor. He was born in R?d?u?i, Bukovina in Romania and imprisoned as a child in a concentration camp in Ukraine. He escaped in 1944 and in 1946 arrived safely in Eretz Israel where he became a schoolteacher in a kibbutz.

He earned his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he later taught Medieval Hebrew Literature . His first published book of poetry was Sheon ha-Tsel ("The Shadow Clock") in 1959. In 1970 he published a major work entitled Gilgul - which may be translated as "Revolution, cycle, transformation, metamorphosis, metempsychosis," etc. Other poems include: "Written in Pencil in the Sealed Railway-Car," "Testimony, "Europe, Late," "Autobiography," and "Draft of a Reparations Agreement." Pagis knew many languages, and translated multiple works of literature.

He died in Israel on July 29, 1986, after a battle with cancer.

Pagis' most widely-cited poem is :

written in pencil in the sealed railway car

here in this carloadI am evewith abel my sonif you see my older soncain son of adamtell him that I

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Total Books: 9
The Selected Poetry of Dan Pagis
1996 - The Selected Poetry of Dan Pagis [Literature of the Middle East] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780520205390
ISBN-10: 0520205391
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Hebrew Poetry of the Middle Ages and the Renaisance
1991 - Hebrew Poetry of the Middle Ages and the Renaisance [The Taubman Lectures in Jewish Studies] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780520065475
ISBN-10: 0520065476
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Points of Departure
1982 - Points of Departure [Jewish Poetry Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780827602014
ISBN-10: 0827602014
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Selected Poems
1976 - Selected Poems [Modern European Poets] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140421569
ISBN-10: 0140421564
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Poems
1972 - Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856350252
ISBN-10: 0856350257
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems [Tr. from Hebrew] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780685900314
ISBN-10: 0685900312
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Variable Directions Selected Poetry
Variable Directions Selected Poetry (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780865473836
ISBN-10: 0865473838
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Variable Directions Selected Poetry
Variable Directions Selected Poetry (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780865473843
ISBN-10: 0865473846
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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