The Writer Uprooted: Contemporary Jewish Exile Literature

The Writer Uprooted: Contemporary Jewish Exile Literature

by Alvin H. Rosenfeld
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0253351448

ISBN-13: 9780253351449

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Indiana University Press


Profiles important new Jewish immigrant writers in America

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Profiles important new Jewish immigrant writers in America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253351449
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Series:
Jewish Literature and Culture Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction   Alvin H. Rosenfeld     ix
Nomadic Language   Norman Manea     1
On Norman Manea's The Hooligan's Return   Matei Calinescu     27
Writing about Uprootedness   Henryk Grynberg     51
Exile as Life after Death in the Writings of Henryk Grynberg and Norman Manea   Katarzyna Jerzak     75
The Writer as Tour Guide   Lara Vapnyar     92
Questions of Identity: The New World of the Immigrant Writer   Morris Dickstein     110
A Displaced Scholar's Tale: The Jewish Factor   Geoffrey Hartman     133
Exile: Inside and Out   Bronislava Volkova     161
From Country to Country: My Search for Home   Zsuzsanna Ozsvath     177
Finding a Virtual Home for Yiddish Poetry in Southern Indiana   Dov-Ber Kerler     216
Afterword   Eva Hoffman     234
List of Contributors     247
Index     251

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