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Singer's typewriter and mine : reflections on Jewish culture

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Series: Texts and contexts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Stavans interweaves his own experience with that of other Jewish writers and thinkers to explore modern Jewish culture across the boundaries of language and nation


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stavans, Ilan.
Singer's typewriter and mine.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012018124
Named Person: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
OCLC Number: 904298387
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (353 p.).
Contents: Part I: Waiting for Rabbi Harvey1. A Visit to Centro Historico Part II: Essays2. Singer's Typewriter and Mine 3. Vilde khaye! 4. Doctor Esperanto 5. Letter from Caracas 6. Harry Houdini 7. Singer: A Purim Parody 8. Introduction to Moacyr Scliar's The Centaur in the Garden 9. O r*o*s*t*e*n! My r*o*s*t*e*n! 10. Juan Gelman's dibaxu 11. I Found It at the Movies 12. Translating Tevye 13. Nora's Will 14. Thinking Aloud: The Education of Maurice Samuel 15. Mario Vargas Llosa: Judeophile 16. American Jews: Response to Moment 17. The Hate of Norberto Ceresole 18. Photographing Singer 19. Is There a God? 20. Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner without a Name 21. Borges and Israel: Three Poems 22. Yiddish South of the Border 23. Homero Aridjis: Lessons of 1492 24. Rereading Lionel Trilling: In the American Grain 25. Mauricio Rosencof: The Letters that Never Came 26. A Personal History of Jewish Reading 27. Esther Kreitman: The Other Singer 28. Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer 29. Philip Roth: The Plagiarist 30. Bruno Schulz on Stage 31. Sephardic Literature: Unity and Dispersion Part III: The Jewish Identity Project 32. What Melting Pot? Multiculturalism and American Jews: Oy, Are We a Pluribus? Part IV: Conversations33. The Buenos Aires Affair, with Nathan Englander 34. Humor and Terror, with Marcelo Birmajer 35. Impostors R Us, with Robin Dizard 36. Nostalgia and Recognition, with Morris Dickstein 37. A Fine Range of Motion, with Allegra Goodman Part V: God's Translators38. Reflections on the King James Bible, with Veronica Albin Part VI: Storytelling as Midrash39. People of the Picture Book Source Acknowledgments
Series Title: Texts and contexts.
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans.


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"In short, Stavans is an old-fashioned intellectual, a brilliant interpreter of his triple heritage-Jewish, Mexican, and American."-Henry Louis Gates Jr. -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. "Stavans's charming Read more...

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