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The schlemiel as modern hero [by] Ruth R. Wisse.


Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1971] .
ISBN 9780226903118, 0226903117

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Subjects American fiction -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Jewish authors.
Heroes in literature.
Jewish fiction -- History and criticism.
Jewish fiction.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature.
Literatur.
Littérature américaine -- Auteurs juifs -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature yiddish -- Histoire et critique.
Schlemiels in literature.
Schlemihl dans la littérature.
Schlemihl.
United States.
Yiddish literature -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature.
Description xi, 134 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, McGill University, under title: The schlemiel as hero in Yiddish and American fiction.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130).
Contents Aspects of the character -- The evolution of a satire -- Ironic balance for psychic survival -- Holocaust survivor -- The American dreamer -- The schlemiel as liberal humanist -- Requiem in several voices.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)224815
(OCoLC)ocm00224815
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wisse, Ruth R.
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