The Song of Songs in Israeli Culture: Agnon's Somnambulist Lovers
Ilana Pardes is the Katharine Cornell Professor of Comparative Literature and the director of the Center for Literary Studies, both at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She researches the nexus of Bible, literature, and culture as well as aesthetics and hermeneutics.
Pardes received her PhD from the University of California. She has previously held fellowships at the Katz Center and the Mandel Scholion Research Center, and she has taught at Princeton University, Harvard University, and UC Berkeley.
- The Song of Songs: A Biography (Princeton University Press, 2019)
- The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible (University of California Press, 2000)
- Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach (Harvard University Press, 1992)