ISBN-10:
0791471241
ISBN-13:
9780791471241
Pub. Date:
01/01/2008
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
American Talmud: The Cultural Work of Jewish American Fiction

American Talmud: The Cultural Work of Jewish American Fiction

by Ezra Cappell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791471241
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ezra Cappell is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Inter-American Jewish Studies Program at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Henry Roth’s First Novel: Call It Jewish?

2. Reflecting the World: Bernard Malamud’s Post-Holocaust Judaism

3. Bellow’s Short Fiction: Something Jewish To Remember Him By

4. Rebecca Goldstein: The Ethics of Second-Generation Witnessing

5. Four Questions for Allegra Goodman

6. Henry Roth’s Second Novel: Mercy for a Rude Youth

Conclusion: The Future of Jewish Fiction in America

Appendix: An Interview with Rebecca Goldstein

Notes
Works Cited
Index

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