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ISBN: 9780300205848 - Jews and Words Jews and Words
Amos Oz, Fania Oz-Salzberger

ISBN10: 0300205848  ISBN13: 9780300205848
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Mar 2014
Why are words so important to Jews? The authors roams the gamut of Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words. Framing the discussion within such topics as continuity, women, timelessness and individualism... More

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ISBN: 9780300093186 - Diasporas of the Mind Diasporas of the Mind
Bryan Cheyette

ISBN10: 0300093187  ISBN13: 9780300093186
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 03 Jan 2014
Focuses on a range of modern and contemporary writers - some at the heart of the canon, others more marginal - to explore the power and limitations of the diasporic imagination after the Second World War. This title illuminates the ways in which... More

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ISBN: 9780300137231 - Primo Levi Primo Levi
Berel Lang

ISBN10: 0300137230  ISBN13: 9780300137231
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 03 Jan 2014
In 1943, twenty-four-year-old Primo Levi had just begun a career in chemistry when, after joining a partisan group, he was captured by the Italian Fascist Militia and deported to Auschwitz. Of the 650 Italian Jews in his transport, he was one of... More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ISBN: 9781905559237 - Yasmine Yasmine
Eli Amir

ISBN10: 1905559232  ISBN13: 9781905559237
Publisher: Halban Publishers
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 08 Mar 2012
A love story set in Jerusalem across the political divide. "I'm an Arab Jew. I listen to classical music in the morning and Arabic music in the evening." Surprisingly for someone so young, Nuri Imari (whose family we encountered in The Dove... More

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ISBN: 9780099450030 - A Tale of Love and Darkness A Tale of Love and Darkness
Amos Oz

ISBN10: 0099450038  ISBN13: 9780099450030
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Aug 2005
Takes us on a seductive journey through author's childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy... More