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The schlemiel as modern hero

Author: Ruth R Wisse
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1971]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth R Wisse
ISBN: 0226903117 9780226903118 0226903125 9780226903125
OCLC Number: 224815
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, McGill University, under title: The schlemiel as hero in Yiddish and American fiction.
Description: xi, 134 pages 22 cm
Contents: Aspects of the character --
The evolution of a satire --
Ironic balance for psychic survival --
Holocaust survivor --
The American dreamer --
The schlemiel as liberal humanist --
Requiem in several voices.
Responsibility: [by] Ruth R. Wisse.

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