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The schlemiel as metaphor; studies in the Yiddish and American Jewish novel. With a preface by Harry T. Moore.


Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1971] .
ISBN 0809304805, 9780809304806

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Subjects American fiction -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Jewish authors.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature -- United States -- History.
Judaism and literature.
Juden.
Literatur.
Metaphor.
Roman.
Schlemiels in literature.
Schlemihl.
USA.
United States.
Yiddish fiction -- History and criticism.
Yiddish fiction.
Series Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
Description xii, 172 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Covering some bets beforehand -- The schlemiel's family tree -- "If I were a rich man ... ", mendele and sholom aleichem -- The schlemiel on Main Street -- The isolated schlemiels of Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The schlemiel as moral bungler: Bernard Malamud's ironic heroes -- The psychological schlemiels of Saul Bellow -- Leaving things open-ended.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)137386
(OCoLC)ocm00137386
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pinsker, Sanford.
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