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ISBN: 9781623562946 - Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth
Brett Ashley Kaplan

ISBN10: 1623562945  ISBN13: 9781623562946
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 23 Apr 2015
Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth argues that Roth's novels teach us that Jewish anxiety stems not only from fear of victimization but also from fear of perpetration. It is impossible to think about Jewish victimization without thinking... More
ISBN: 9781782270522 - One Night, Markovitch Bestseller One Night, Markovitch
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

ISBN10: 1782270523  ISBN13: 9781782270522
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 29 Jan 2015
Amazing debut from Israel: magical, side-splitting and deeply touching 'Ineed that beauty beside me because heaven doesn't send you something like thattwice. If you don't hold on to her very, very tight, if you let her go becausesomeone breaks... More
ISBN: 9780748675555 - Textual Deceptions Textual Deceptions
Sue Vice

ISBN10: 0748675558  ISBN13: 9780748675555
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 31 Oct 2014
Argues that literary deceptions and false memoirs have particular cultural value and significance. This book considers whether internal detail alone is sufficient to identify the truth-value or otherwise of a text, or if other evidence must be... More
ISBN: 9780691162485 - Poetic Trespass Poetic Trespass
Lital Levy

ISBN10: 0691162484  ISBN13: 9780691162485
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 26 Oct 2014
A Palestinian-Israeli poet declares a new state whose language, "Homelandic," is a combination of Arabic and Hebrew. A Jewish-Israeli author imagines a "language plague" that infects young Hebrew speakers with old world accents, and sends the... More
ISBN: 9781783781140 - The Impossible Exile Bestseller The Impossible Exile
George Prochnik

ISBN10: 1783781149  ISBN13: 9781783781140
Publisher: Granta Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 23 Oct 2014
A moving and original examination of Austrian Jewish author Stefan Zweig's fall from world fame in the 1920s and early 1930s to exile and death by suicide in 1942 By the 1930s Stefan Zweig, born to an affluent Jewish family in Vienna... More
ISBN: 9780224099035 - Roth Unbound Roth Unbound
Claudia Roth Pierpont

ISBN10: 0224099035  ISBN13: 9780224099035
Publisher: Vintage Jonathan Cape Ltd
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 02 Jan 2014
Philip Roth - one of the renowned writers of his generation - hardly needs introduction. From his debut, Goodbye, Columbus, which won the National Book Award, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral, he has produced some of the greatest... More
ISBN: 9780748690800 - The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction
Jarlath Killeen

ISBN10: 0748690808  ISBN13: 9780748690800
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 31 Dec 2013
Provides a fresh account of the emergence of Irish gothic fiction in the mid-18th century. This study provides a robustly theorised and thoroughly historicised account of the beginnings of Irish gothic fiction, maps the theoretical terrain covered... More
ISBN: 9780099541363 - Scenes from Village Life Scenes from Village Life
Amos Oz

ISBN10: 009954136X  ISBN13: 9780099541363
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Nov 2012
A teenage son shoots himself under his parents' bed. They sleep that night unaware he is lying dead beneath them. A stranger turns up at a man's door to persude him that they must get rid of his ageing mother in order to sell the house. More
ISBN: 9781906764418 - The Hasidic Tale The Hasidic Tale
Gedalyah Nigal

ISBN10: 1906764417  ISBN13: 9781906764418
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 31 Aug 2012
This thematically arranged compendium with accompanying historical analysis makes a fascinating contribution to the history of hasidism, of Hebrew literature, and of Jewish popular culture. Story-telling has been an integral part of the hasidic... More
ISBN: 9781584350965 - The Words and the Land The Words and the Land
Shlomo Sand

ISBN10: 1584350962  ISBN13: 9781584350965
Publisher: Autonomedia Semiotext (E)
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 10 May 2011
How the work of Israeli writers today reflects the foundation myths of a Jewish state. The idea of the Jewish nation was conceived before the organization of the Zionist movement in the nineteenth century and continued long after the creation of... More