Josh Lambert's American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference) PDF

By Josh Lambert

ISBN-10: 0827608837

ISBN-13: 9780827608832

This new quantity within the JPS courses sequence is a fiction reader’s dream: a advisor to one hundred twenty five outstanding works of fiction. the choice contains a wide variety of vintage American Jewish novels and tale collections, from 1867 to the current, chosen through the writer in session with a panel of literary students and ebook pros. Roth, Mailer, Kellerman, Chabon, Ozick, Heller, and dozens of different celebrated writers are right here, with their such a lot outstanding works. every one access features a publication precis, with historic context and history at the writer. feedback for additional interpreting element to different books that fit readers’ pursuits and favourite writers. And the creation is an engaging exploration of the historical past of and demanding topics in American Jewish Fiction, illustrating how Jewish writing within the U.S. has been in consistent discussion with renowned leisure and highbrow existence. incorporated during this advisor are lists of publication award winners; suggested anthologies; identify, writer, and topic indexes; and more.

Show description

Read Online or Download American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference) PDF

Best jewish literature books

Download e-book for kindle: Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary by Yael Halevi-Wise

During this ebook, Sephardism is outlined no longer as an expression of Sephardic identification yet as a politicized literary metaphor. because the 19th century, this metaphor has happened with awesome frequency in works by means of authors from various ethnicities, religions, and nationalities in Europe, the Americas, North Africa, Israel, or even India.

Download e-book for kindle: Stories within Stories: From the Jewish Oral Tradition by Peninnah Schram

The tales awarded in Peninnah Schram's hugely expected tales inside of tales: From the Jewish Oral culture are drawn essentially from talmudic and midrashic resources, medieval texts, and the Israel Folktale documents. every one captivating story-within-a-story is a part of the Jewish oral culture and maintains to enlighten, train, and entertain audiences as have all the author's past works.

Adam Bradford's Encounters of Destiny PDF

Six lives will likely be altered in the course of the background of the a long time. Six souls shall step in to the edge of an appointed come upon with their future that may eternally switch the realm round them!

Download PDF by Gabriel Josipovici: The Teller and the Tale: Essays on Literature & Culture

‘We appear to dwell, intellectually and emotionally, in sealed-off universes,’ writes Gabriel Josipovici in an essay on Hebrew poetry in medieval Spain, only one in a full of life multiverse of writings collected within the Teller and the story. The ebook attracts on 1 / 4 of a century’s worthy of serious mirrored image on glossy paintings and literature, Biblical tradition, Jewish theology, eu identification, the character of beginnings, and the bittersweetness of writing fiction – to call yet a number of the matters upon which Josipovici’s ranging,pansophic awareness rests.

Extra resources for American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference)

Example text

Download PDF sample

American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference) by Josh Lambert

by Kenneth

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 3 votes