Table of Contents

Cover; Title Page; Contents; Preface & Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Love of Zion, Avraham Mapu, 1853; 2. Altneuland, Theodor Herzl, 1902; 3. "Yoash," Yosef Luidor, 1912; 4. He Walked in the Fields, Moshe Shamir, 1948; 5. "Nomads and Viper," Amos Oz, 1963; Notes; Bibliography; Index. A comprehensive reinterpretation of the development of Hebrew and Israeli literature against the backdrop of the Zionist ideal.