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eBook American Talmud: The Cultural Work of Jewish American Fiction (SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture) ePub

by Ezra Cappell

  • ISBN: 0791471233
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Ezra Cappell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: SUNY Press (March 8, 2007)
  • Pages: 244
  • ePub book: 1767 kb
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American Jewish History. Ezra Cappell’s American Talmud is a brave book. Andrew Furman, author of Israel Through the Jewish-American Imagination: A Survey of Jewish-American Literature on Israel, 1928–1995.

American Jewish History. American Literary Scholarship. With both authority and a rare kind of scholarly clarity, Cappell connects the issues of Jewish modernity―identity, memory, nature of evil, role of God in history―between Talmud and postmodernity in America.

Ezra Cappell s American Talmud is a brave book. In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell redefines the genre of Jewish American fiction and places it squarely within the larger context of American literature. American Literary Scholarship The question of the Jewishness of Jewish American writers is the central question of the genre, and Cappell tackles this question head on. Cappell s incisive, wise, and utterly convincing examination of the theological underpinnings of the contemporary Jewish American imagination will surely have to be reckoned with as it cuts against the grain of much contemporary literary criticism in the field.

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200 CE), Matthew Arnold's "Hebraism and Hellenism" in his Culture and Anarchy (1869), and Heinrich Heine's understanding of th. .

Jewish-American writers are actually engaged not merely in the process of producing prose, but in forging, Mr. Cappell argues, that most unexpected of all transtemporal hybrids, an "American Talmud. 200 CE), Matthew Arnold's "Hebraism and Hellenism" in his Culture and Anarchy (1869), and Heinrich Heine's understanding of the "matter of Greece" in his reflections as well as "The Gods of Greece" (1826) provide an indispensable background.

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In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell argues that Irving Howe’s premature claim in the 1977 Introduction to Jewish-American Stories concerning the end or exhaustion of Jewish American literature is belied by an emerging cohort of Jewish writers who explore the range and meaning of Jewish.

In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell argues that Irving Howe’s premature claim in the 1977 Introduction to Jewish-American Stories concerning the end or exhaustion of Jewish American literature is belied by an emerging cohort of Jewish writers who explore the range and meaning of Jewish identity from a deeply-informed personal knowledge of Judaism itself. Thus figures as various as Rebecca Goldstein and Allegra Goodman, among others, have, in Cappell’s view, been contributing to a radical reworking and a radical reimagining of Jewish texts in the new world.

Jewish American literature holds an essential place in the literary history of the United States. While critics and authors generally acknowledge the notion of a distinctive corpus and practice of writing about Jewishness in America, many writers resist being pigeonholed as "Jewish voices

In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell redefines the genre of Jewish American fiction and places it squarely within the larger context of American literature.

In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell redefines the genre of Jewish American fiction and places it squarely within the larger context of American literature. Cappell departs from the conventional approach of defining Jewish American authors solely in terms of their ethnic origins and sociological constructs, and instead contextualizes their fiction within the theological heritage of Jewish culture.

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d1971-245 10 American talmud : bthe cultural work of Jewish American fiction, cEzra Cappell. 260 Albany : bState University of New York Press, cc2007. Reflecting the world : Bernard Malamud's post-Holocaust Judaism - Bellow's short fiction : something Jewish to remember him by - Rebecca Goldstein : the ethics of second generation witnessing - Four questions for Allegra Goodman - Henry Roth's second novel : mercy for a rude youth - The future of Jewish fiction in America. 650 0 American fiction xJewish authors xHistory and criticism.

Looks at the role of Jewish American fiction in the larger context of American culture.

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