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Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis / Robert Alter.

1st ed.. Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society of America, 1977.
ISBN 0827600976, 9780827600973

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George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
PN842 .A4 1977 Available
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PN 842 .A4 (show me on map) Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PJ5021 .A48 Off-site
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PN842 .A64 Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Écrivains juifs.
Hebrew literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Hebrew literature, Modern.
Jewish authors.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature.
Juifs dans la littérature.
Jüdische Literatur.
Littérature hébraïque moderne -- Histoire et critique.
Description xv, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW LOCAL
Contents 1. The modern context: Defenses of the imagination -- 2. Portraits: Osip Mandelstam: the poet as witness -- Walter Benjamin: the aura of the past -- Gershom Scholem: history and the abyss -- Lea Goldberg: poetry in dark times -- Uri Zvi Greenberg: a poet of the Holocaust -- Charles Reznikoff: between present and past -- Eliot, Lawrence, and the Jews: two versions of Europe -- 3. Fiction and historical crisis: Jewish humor and the domestication of myth -- A novel of the post-tragic world -- Agnon's Mediterranean fable -- Shtetl and revolution -- Fiction ina state of siege -- Updike, Malamud, and the fire this time -- A problem of horizons.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3736689
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WorldCat Identities Alter, Robert.
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