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Sholem Asch reconsidered

Author: Nanette Stahl
Publisher: New Haven, Con : Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2004.
Series: Yale University Library gazette., Occasional supplement ;, 5.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A discussion of Sholem Asch by Yiddish literary critics. Along with a discussion of the Christological novels, the writers examine the author's play "God of Vengeance", his American fiction, and his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Kongressbericht
Kongress (Yale, 2000)
Bibliographie
Named Person: Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch; Sholem Asch
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nanette Stahl
ISBN: 0845731521 9780845731529
OCLC Number: 54279902
Description: xii, 303 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sholem Asch: images of a life / David Mazower --
Asch, the Yiddish theater, and God of vengeance : the brothel as symbolic space in Yiddish drama / Joel Berkowitz --
Staging tradition : piety and scandal in God of vengeance / Naomi Seidman --
God of vengeance: the 1907 controversy over art and morality / Nina Warnke --
Russia between myth and reality: from Meri to Three cities / Mikhail Krutikov --
Power, powerlessness, and the Jewish nation in Sholem Asch's Af kidesh Hashem / Ellen Kellman --
The city as cadre and character in Sholem Asch's Dray shtet / Seth l. Wolitz --
God bless America : of and around Sholem Asch's East River / Dan Miron --
The broken fortress : the Jewish family in America in the novels of Sholem Asch / Avraham Novershtern --
Found in America : Sholem Asch and I.B. Singer / David G. Roskies --
Sholem Asch and the Christian question / Anita Norich --
Reactions of the Yiddish press to The Nazarene by Sholem Asch / Hannah Berliner Fischthal --
Sholem Asch's true Christians : the Jews as a people of Christs / Matthew Hoffman.
Series Title: Yale University Library gazette., Occasional supplement ;, 5.
Responsibility: edited by Nanette Stahl.
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