4 edition of The Jewish American Novel (Comparative Cultural Studies) found in the catalog.
July 1, 2007
by Purdue University Press
Written in English
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Yiddish writers expressed themselves in poetry, in the theater, in novels, in newspapers and in intellectual books, papers and pamphlets. Throughout these five media ran, for the most part, a secular attitude most visible in the novel. The first Jewish novels written in America were written by immigrants. The Jewish American novel. [Philippe Codde] Provides a comparative cultural analysis of the unprecedented success of the Jewish novel in the postwar United States by situating the process and event in the context of three closely-related Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Codde. Find more.
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The Jewish American Novel, by Philippe Codde. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, pp. $ Philippe Codde's study of the post-war Jewish American novel is the first to use polysystem theory as the framework for its account of novelists from Saul Bellow to Norma Rosen. Since World War II, Jewish-American novelists have significantly contributed to the world of literature.
This reference book includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 75 Jewish-American novelists whose major works were largely written after World War II. Included are entries for both well-known and relatively obscure novelists, many of whom are just becoming established as.
Onward to a bestselling novel, The Chosen by Chaim Potok, written in English and set in America. He wrote in a very mainstream way. As you say, the book was a bestseller and it was made into a beautiful movie.
It is the first Jewish American book that really deals with religious people. Philippe Codde provides a comparative cultural analysis of the unprecedented success of the Jewish novel in the postwar United States by situating the process and event in the context of three closely-related American cultural movements: the popularity in the US of French philosophical and literary existentialism, the increasing visibility of the Holocaust in US-American life, and the advent of radical.
Jewish American literature has chronicled and paralleled the Jewish American experience. It depicts the struggles of immigrant life, the stable yet alienated middle-class existence that followed, and finally the unique challenges of cultural acceptance: assimilation and the reawakening of tradition.
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Receive future updates on new items and sales!Books shelved as jewish-culture: The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon, The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco, My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Po. David Herman on the first great American Jewish novel Abraham Cahan The year just passed was once again marked by a rich outcrop of fiction from Jewish American .