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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 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: 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 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: 9780099563327 - Suddenly, a Knock on the Door Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
Etgar Keret

ISBN10: 0099563320  ISBN13: 9780099563327
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 07 Mar 2013
A man barges into a writer's house and, holding a gun to his head, demands that he tell him a story, something to take him away from real world. A pathological liar discovers one day that the lies he tells come true. A young woman finds a zip in... 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: 9780099546740 - To the End of the Land To the End of the Land
David Grossman

ISBN10: 0099546744  ISBN13: 9780099546740
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Sep 2011
Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is about to celebrate her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. Instead of waiting at home for the 'notifiers' who could arrive at any moment to tell her of her... More
ISBN: 9781905559190 - Friendly Fire Friendly Fire
A B Yehoshua Halban Publishers

ISBN10: 1905559194  ISBN13: 9781905559190
Publisher: Halban Publishers
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 06 Sep 2010
Ostensibly about everyday life, this intense, thoughtful and often humorous novel probes deep into the psyche of its characters and of their country. A husband and wife spend a week apart over the Hanukkah holiday: Daniela visits her widowed... More
ISBN: 9780826417374 - Kabbalah and Criticism Kabbalah and Criticism
Prof Harold Bloom

ISBN10: 082641737X  ISBN13: 9780826417374
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Edition: New edition
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 20 Oct 2005
Kabbalah and Criticism may justly be regarded as the cardinal work in Harold Bloom's enterprise. It is the keystone in the arch, clarifying the development of his earlier books, pointing to the direction of his later ones. Kabbalah and Criticism... More