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Magical American Jew : the enigma of difference in contemporary Jewish American short film and fiction

Author: Aaron Tillman
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Analyzing contemporary works of short fiction and film, this book highlights the complexities and contradictions of Jewish American identity and demonstrates how magical realist techniques enable uniquely cogent portrayals of enigmatic elements of difference."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Tillman, Aaron.
Magical American Jew.
Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2017043596
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Tillman
ISBN: 9781498565035 1498565034
OCLC Number: 1004376503
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 149 pages)
Contents: IntroductionMagical American Jew: The Enigma of Difference in Contemporary Jewish American Short Fiction and FilmChapter 1Postmodern Neurotic: Jewish American Excess and the Narrative Body inWoody Allen's Annie HallChapter 2 Presuming the Dominant Gaze: Spirits of Shame in Cynthia Ozick's"Levitation"Chapter 3 Collecting Pain: Masochism, Identity, and Archiving Trauma Testimony inMelvin Jules Bukiet's "The Library of Moloch"Chapter 4"`Jewish, Here in the Back': Magical and Comical Discord between Religiosity and Ethnicity in Nathan Englander's `The Gilgul of Park Avenue' and Steve Stern's `The Tale of a Kite'"Chapter 5 "Through the Rube Goldberg Crazy Straw": Ethnic Mobility and NarcissisticFantasy in Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is MagicConclusionPortraying the Impossible: Franz Kafka and the Magical Influence of an Enigmatic Artist
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