After the tradition; essays on modern Jewish writing.


[1st ed.].. New York, Dutton, 1969.

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Subjects American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Jewish authors.
Civilization -- Jewish influences.
Hebrew literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Hebrew literature, Modern.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature -- United States -- History.
Judaism and literature.
Malamud, Bernard -- Criticism and interpretation.
Malamud, Bernard.
United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
United States.
Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
Description 256 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Also issued online.
Contents 1. Varieties of Jewish experience: Jewish dreams and nightmares -- Sentimentalizing the Jews -- The apocalyptic temper -- Sabbatai Zevi and the Jewish imagination -- Hebrew literature and the paradox of survival -- 2. Four writers: Saul Bellow: a dissent from modernism -- Bernard Malamud: Jewishness as a metaphor -- S.Y. Agnon: the alphabet of holiness -- Elie Wiesel: between hangman and victim -- 3. The Israeli scene: Confronting the Holocaust -- The Israeli novel: "The two generations" (1962) ; "Language and realism" (1966) -- The days of Ziklag: in search of a cultural past -- The kidnapping of Bialik and Tchernichovsky -- Poetry in Israel.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)179346
(OCoLC)ocm00179346
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Alter, Robert.
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