Post-war Jewish fiction : ambivalence, self-explanation and transatlantic connections (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Post-war Jewish fiction : ambivalence, self-explanation and transatlantic connections Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Post-war Jewish fiction : ambivalence, self-explanation and transatlantic connections

Author: David Brauner
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In this study, David Brauner explores the representation of Jewishness in a number of works by post-war British and American Jewish writers, identifying a transatlantic sensibility characterized by an insistent compulsion to explain themselves and their Jewishness in ambivalent terms. Through readings of novels by famous American authors such as Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Bernard Malamud and Arthur Miller, alongside
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Brauner
ISBN: 0333740351 9780333740354 9780230501492 0230501494
OCLC Number: 46731152
Description: xi, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Explaining themselves: ambivalent representations of Jewishness in post-war British- and American-Jewish fiction --
The gentile who mistook himself for a Jew --
Nature anxiety, homosocial desire and (sub)urban paranoia: the Jewish anti-pastoral --
Breaking the silence: Jewish women writing the war and the war after --
Philip Roth and Clive Sinclair: portraits of the artist as Jew(ish other).
Responsibility: David Brauner.
More information:

Abstract:

In this groundbreaking study, David Brauner explores the representation of Jewishness in a number of works by postwar British and American Jewish writers, identifying a transatlantic sensibility  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is a valuable comparative study...' - Religious Studies Review'Highly recommended...' - Choice

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.