The Resource Arguing the modern Jewish canon : essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse, edited by Justin Cammy ... [et al.]

Arguing the modern Jewish canon : essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse, edited by Justin Cammy ... [et al.]

Label
Arguing the modern Jewish canon : essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse
Title
Arguing the modern Jewish canon
Title remainder
essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse
Statement of responsibility
edited by Justin Cammy ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN842
LC item number
.A74 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cammy, Justin Daniel
  • Wisse, Ruth R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Hebrew literature
  • Hebrew language
  • Yiddish language
  • Judaism and literature
  • Canon (Literature)
  • Jews in literature
Label
Arguing the modern Jewish canon : essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse, edited by Justin Cammy ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • "Ruth R. Wisse bibliography": p. 707-715
Contents
Writing Jewish / Hillel Halkin -- Knocking on heaven's gate : Hebrew literature and Wisse's canon / Alan Mintz -- Holocaust literature : foreshadowings and shadowings / David Aberbach -- Of Jews and canons : further thoughts / Ilan Stavans -- A Jewish artistic canon / Ezra Mendelsohn -- Judging The judgment of Shomer : Jewish literature versus Jewish reading / Justin Cammy -- The judgment of Shomer or the jury trial of all of Shomer's novels / Sholem Aleichem ; translated and annotated by Justin Cammy -- Daniel Deronda : "the Zionist fate in English hands" and the liberal betrayal of the Jews / Edward Alexander -- The pleasure of disregarding red lights : a reading of Sholem Aleichem's monologue "A Nisref" / Dan Miron -- The Hershele Maze : Isaac Babel and his ghost reader / Sasha Senderovich -- The open suitcases : Yankev Glatshteyn's Ven yash iz gekumen / Avraham Novershtern -- Seductions and disputations : pseudo-dialogues in the fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer / Miriam Udel-Lambert -- Gimpel the Simple and on reading from right to left / David G. Roskies -- Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story "Androgynous" / Susanne Klingenstein -- Building bridges destined to fall : biological and literary paternity in Appelfeld's The ice mine / Philip Hollander -- Life/writing : Aharon Appelfeld's autobiographical work and the modern Jewish canon / Naomi B. Sokoloff -- Henry Roth, Hebrew, and the unspeakable / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- The modern hero as schlemiel : the Swede in Philip Roth's American pastoral / Michael Kimmage --
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 721 p.
Isbn
9780674025851
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Issuing body
Innovation by translation : Yiddish and Hasidic Hebrew in literary history / Ken Frieden -- Creating Yiddish dialogue for the "first modern Yiddish comedy" / Marion Aptroot -- The smoke of civilization : the dialectic of enlightenment in Sh. Y. Abramovitsh's Di klyatshe / Marc Caplan -- Yiddish canon consciousness and the dionysiac spirit of music / Jed Wyrick -- Joyce's Yiddish : modernism, translation, and the Jews / Rachel Rubinstein -- The transmission of poetic anger : an unexploded shell in the Jewish canon / Janet Hadda -- Guilt, mourning, idol worship, and golem writing : the symptoms of a Jewish literary canon / Emily Miller Budick -- What's so funny about the Yiddish theater? : comedy and the origins of Yiddish drama / Jeremy Dauber -- Naked truths : Avraham Goldfaden's The fanatic or the two kuni-lemls / Alyssa Quint -- Memory as metaphor : Meir Wiener's novel Kolev ashkenazi as critique of the Jewish historical imagination / Mikhail Krutikov -- Shmuel Nadler's Besht-Simfonye : at the limits of orthodox literature / Beatrice Lang Caplan -- Chava Rosenfarb and The tree of life / Goldie Morgentaler -- Fiddles on willow trees : the missing Polish link in the Jewish canon / Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska -- The Kvetcher in the rye : J.D. Salinger and challenges to the modern Jewish canon / Leah garrett -- Israeli identity in a post-Zionist age / Yaron Peleg -- Bellow's canon / Jonathan Rosen -- The Eicha problem / Dara Horn -- The great explainer / Cynthia Ozick.
Lccn
2007047941
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • 3176732-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3176732
  • (Sirsi) o182621478
  • (OCoLC)182621478
Label
Arguing the modern Jewish canon : essays on literature and culture in honor of Ruth R. Wisse, edited by Justin Cammy ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • "Ruth R. Wisse bibliography": p. 707-715
Contents
Writing Jewish / Hillel Halkin -- Knocking on heaven's gate : Hebrew literature and Wisse's canon / Alan Mintz -- Holocaust literature : foreshadowings and shadowings / David Aberbach -- Of Jews and canons : further thoughts / Ilan Stavans -- A Jewish artistic canon / Ezra Mendelsohn -- Judging The judgment of Shomer : Jewish literature versus Jewish reading / Justin Cammy -- The judgment of Shomer or the jury trial of all of Shomer's novels / Sholem Aleichem ; translated and annotated by Justin Cammy -- Daniel Deronda : "the Zionist fate in English hands" and the liberal betrayal of the Jews / Edward Alexander -- The pleasure of disregarding red lights : a reading of Sholem Aleichem's monologue "A Nisref" / Dan Miron -- The Hershele Maze : Isaac Babel and his ghost reader / Sasha Senderovich -- The open suitcases : Yankev Glatshteyn's Ven yash iz gekumen / Avraham Novershtern -- Seductions and disputations : pseudo-dialogues in the fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer / Miriam Udel-Lambert -- Gimpel the Simple and on reading from right to left / David G. Roskies -- Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story "Androgynous" / Susanne Klingenstein -- Building bridges destined to fall : biological and literary paternity in Appelfeld's The ice mine / Philip Hollander -- Life/writing : Aharon Appelfeld's autobiographical work and the modern Jewish canon / Naomi B. Sokoloff -- Henry Roth, Hebrew, and the unspeakable / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- The modern hero as schlemiel : the Swede in Philip Roth's American pastoral / Michael Kimmage --
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 721 p.
Isbn
9780674025851
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Issuing body
Innovation by translation : Yiddish and Hasidic Hebrew in literary history / Ken Frieden -- Creating Yiddish dialogue for the "first modern Yiddish comedy" / Marion Aptroot -- The smoke of civilization : the dialectic of enlightenment in Sh. Y. Abramovitsh's Di klyatshe / Marc Caplan -- Yiddish canon consciousness and the dionysiac spirit of music / Jed Wyrick -- Joyce's Yiddish : modernism, translation, and the Jews / Rachel Rubinstein -- The transmission of poetic anger : an unexploded shell in the Jewish canon / Janet Hadda -- Guilt, mourning, idol worship, and golem writing : the symptoms of a Jewish literary canon / Emily Miller Budick -- What's so funny about the Yiddish theater? : comedy and the origins of Yiddish drama / Jeremy Dauber -- Naked truths : Avraham Goldfaden's The fanatic or the two kuni-lemls / Alyssa Quint -- Memory as metaphor : Meir Wiener's novel Kolev ashkenazi as critique of the Jewish historical imagination / Mikhail Krutikov -- Shmuel Nadler's Besht-Simfonye : at the limits of orthodox literature / Beatrice Lang Caplan -- Chava Rosenfarb and The tree of life / Goldie Morgentaler -- Fiddles on willow trees : the missing Polish link in the Jewish canon / Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska -- The Kvetcher in the rye : J.D. Salinger and challenges to the modern Jewish canon / Leah garrett -- Israeli identity in a post-Zionist age / Yaron Peleg -- Bellow's canon / Jonathan Rosen -- The Eicha problem / Dara Horn -- The great explainer / Cynthia Ozick.
Lccn
2007047941
Other physical details
ill., port.
System control number
  • 3176732-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3176732
  • (Sirsi) o182621478
  • (OCoLC)182621478

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