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Chaim Potok : confronting modernity through the lens of tradition

Author: Daniel Walden
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays exploring the work of Jewish American novelist Chaim Potok, with emphasis on his efforts to reconcile the appeal of modernity and the pull of traditional Judaism"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Chaim Potok; Chaim Potok; Chaim Potok
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Walden
ISBN: 9780271059815 0271059818 9780271059822 0271059826
OCLC Number: 826997395
Description: xix, 184 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The chosen : defining American Judaism / Kathryn McClymond --
The three-pronged dialectic : understanding conflict in Potok's early fiction / Jessica Lang --
Guardians of the Torah : ambiguity and antagonism in The promise / Victoria Aarons --
Daedalus redeemed : Asher Lev's journey from rebellion to rapprochement / S. Lillian Kremer --
Davita's harp : the silence of violence and the limits of the imagination / Susanne Klingenstein --
The book of lights : a book of choices / Sanford E. Marovitz --
History and responsibility : an assessment of Potok's "non-Jewish" I am the clay / Nathan P. Devir --
Choosing the chosen : a reappraisal of The chosen / Hugh Nissenson --
Chaim Potok : a Zwischenmensch ("between person") in the cultures / Daniel Walden --
Chaim Potok and the question of Jewish writing / Jonathan Rosen --
Chaim Potok : a literary biography / Adena Potok --
Chaim Potok is no longer with us, but his lessons remain / Jane Eisner --
Adena Potok on I am the clay / Nathan P. Devir --
Chaim Potok : my life as a writer / Chaim Potok.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Walden.

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"These critical essays and personal reflections on Potok's work and life will go far in solidifying his reputation as a leading American writer of fiction."--B. Adler, Choice "A truly fine treatment Read more...

 
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