Skip to main content
Login to LibApps

Popular Culture Studies

About the IsraPulp Collection

This research collection of Hebrew popular literature and pulps (established 2004) includes a few thousands of rare books and serialized pamphlets from the pre-State period (1928) to the present day, in a wide range of genres: Westerns (some take place in Arizona), detective stories, crime novels, science fiction, romance, comics, and non-canonical children's books. Cultural undercurrents, political interests, and content that would not have published in mainstream presses -- all are represented in this corpus.

Explore IsraPulp Collection titles on ASU Library's OneSearch (search "IsraPulp": Hebrew characters search enabled). Materials are housed in Distinctive Collections and may be viewed at any of the reading rooms by request: AskAnArchivist.

IsraPulp Collection: Hebrew Popular Literature

Additional Resources

About the Collection

Hebrew Popular Literature

Related Collections

Eliasaf Robinson Tel Aviv Collection, Stanford University: Census materials, advertisements (1920s–1930s), maps, postcards, photographs, flyers, movie handbills, business ads. Stanford holds a photograph archive of Olam ha-kolno'a ("Cinema World", 1951–1974) and Lahiton ("Hit Parade Newspaper", 1969–1987) magazines, documenting Israeli popular music (1950s–1980s).

Time Travel: A digitized collection of posters, pamphlets, advertisements, brochures, and other ephemeral materials form Israel, the National Library of Israel, Arcadia Fund, and UCLA.

Jonathan Friedlander collection of Middle Eastern Americana, 1875-–2006 at UCLA

Queer Eye, Israeli fanzine: A digital fanzine published between 2009 to 2011, giving voice to gay and queer issues in the Israeli society. Archived and hosted by the University of Texas in Austin Libraries.

Hours and Locations