The Babel Guide To Jewish Fiction

Author by : Saskia Brown
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Publisher by : Boulevard Books
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Description : Who better to tell the story of the Jewish People than the tribe of Jewish storytellers? And what a tribe -- Proust, Kafka, Primo Levi, Shalom Aleichem, Israel Zangwill, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Clarice Lispector, Mordecai Richler, Amos Oz and Nobel-winner S Y Agnon. The Babel Guide is a unique introduction to fiction by Jews from around the world available in English with inviting, informative reviews of 150 new and old Jewish classics, with an author database and a listing of all fiction translated from Yiddish and Hebrew into English.


The Babel Guide To Jewish Fiction

Author by : Ray Keenoy
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Post War Jewish Fiction

Author by : D. Brauner
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : In this groundbreaking study, David Brauner explores the representation of Jewishness in a number of works by postwar British and American Jewish writers, identifying a transatlantic sensibility characterised by an insistent compulsion to explain themselves and their Jewishness in ambivalent terms. Through detailed readings of novels by famous American authors such as Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Bernard Malamud and Arthur Miller, alongside those by lesser-known British writers such as Frederic Raphael, Jonathan Wilson, Howard Jacobson and Clive Sinclair, certain common preoccupations emerge: Gentiles who mistake themselves for Jews; Jewish hostility towards Nature; writing (and not writing) about the Holocaust, and the relationship between fact and fiction.


The Routledge Encyclopedia Of Jewish Writers Of The Twentieth Century

Author by : Sorrel Kerbel
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Now available in paperback for the first time, Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century is both a comprehensive reference resource and a springboard for further study. This volume: examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Tristan Tzara, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Arthur Miller, Saul Bellow, Nadine Gordimer, and Woody Allen contains introductory essays on Jewish-American writing, Holocaust literature and memoirs, Yiddish writing, and Anglo-Jewish literature provides a chronology of twentieth-century Jewish writers. Compiled by expert contributors, this book contains over 330 entries on individual authors, each consisting of a biography, a list of selected publications, a scholarly essay on their work and suggestions for further reading.


Jewish American Literature Since 1945

Author by : Stephen Wade
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Christian Fiction

Author by : John Mort
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unlimited
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Description : At last--the first comprehensive readers' advisory guide for this highly popular genre! With an emphasis on contemporary publications, this book covers nearly 2,000 Christian fiction titles,including a chapter on YA literature, and provides detailed annotations and bibliographies.


The Babel Guide To Brazilian Fiction In English Translation

Author by : Dave Treece
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Description : Mostly British scholars of literature review selected Brazilian novels and short story anthologies currently available in English translation, some new and some classic in their original Portuguese.


Contemporary World Fiction A Guide To Literature In Translation

Author by : Juris Dilevko
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This much-needed guide to translated literature offers readers the opportunity to hear from, learn about, and perhaps better understand our shrinking world from the perspective of insiders from many cultures and traditions. • Over 1,000 annotated contemporary world fiction titles, featuring author's name; title; translator; publisher and place of publication; genre/literary style/story type; an annotation; related works by the author; subject keywords; and original language • 9 introductory overviews about classic world fiction titles • Extensive bibliographical essays about fiction traditions in other countries • 5 indexes: annotated authors, annotated titles, translators, nations, and subjects/keywords


The Modern Jewish Canon

Author by : Ruth R. Wisse
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Chicago Press
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Description : What makes a great Jewish book? In fact, what makes a book "Jewish" in the first place? Ruth R. Wisse eloquently fields these questions in The Modern Jewish Canon, her compassionate, insightful guide to the finest Jewish literature of the twentieth century. From Isaac Babel to Isaac Bashevis Singer, Elie Wiesel to Cynthia Ozick, Wisse's The Modern Jewish Canon is a book that every student of Jewish literature, and every reader of great fiction, will enjoy.


The Holocaust Novel

Author by : Efraim Sicher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : The first comprehensive study of Holocaust literature as a major postwar literary genre, The Holocaust Novel provides an ideal student guide to the powerful and moving works written in response to this historical tragedy. This student-friendly volume answers a dire need for readers to understand a genre in which boundaries and often blurred between history, fiction, autobiography, and memoir. Other essential features for students here include an annotated bibliography, chronology, and further reading list. Major texts discussed include such widely taught works as Night, Maus, The Shawl, Schindler's List, Sophie's Choice, White Noise, and Time's Arrow.