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Between God and beast : an examination of Amos Oz's prose

Author: Abraham Balaban
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Amos Oz's fiction from his first uncollected stories to his latest novel, "The Third Generation". It argues that his fiction has followed Jung's psychological theory, examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Balaban, Abraham, 1944-
Between God and beast.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)988346966
Named Person: Amos Oz; Amos Oz; Amos ʻOz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Balaban
ISBN: 0271008512 9780271008516
OCLC Number: 25317532
Notes: Translation of: Ben El le-ḥayah.
Description: 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Between Klausner and Oz: A Biographical Note --
A Memory: Man Toward Man a Fearful Porcupine --
2. Introduction to Oz: The Early Stories --
A Memory: First Encounter with "Where the Jackals Howl" --
3. Between God and Beast: Religious Aspects of Oz's Work --
A Memory: A Desire to Belong --
4. Water and Sky: Water Images and Female Characters --
A Memory: Oz as a Soccer Player --
5. War and Peace: The Element of Synthesis --
Appendix: On the Structure of Where the Jackals Howl.
Other Titles: Ben El le-ḥayah.
Responsibility: Avraham Balaban.
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