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Singer's typewriter and mine [electronic resource] : reflections on Jewish culture / Ilan Stavans.

Author/Creator:
Stavans, Ilan.
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Series:
Texts and Contexts
Texts and contexts
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (369 p.)
Subjects:
Judaism and literature.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.
Contents:
Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Contents ; Part I : Waiting for Rabbi Harvey; 1. A Visit to Centro Histórico by Steve Sheinkin; Party II : Essays; 2. Singer's Typewriter and Mine; 3. Vilde khaye!; 4. Doctor Esperanto; 5. Letter from Caracas; 6. Harry Houdini; 7. Singer: A Purim Parody; 8. Introduction to Moacyr Scliar's The Centaur in the Garden; 9. O rosten! My rosten!; 10. Juan Gelman's dibaxu; 11. I Found It at the Movies; 12. Translating Tevye; 13. Nora's Will; 14. Thinking Aloud: The Education of Maurice Samuel; 15. Mario Vargas Llosa: Judeophile
16. American Jews: Response to Moment 17. The Hate of Norberto Ceresole; 18. Photographing Singer; 19. Is There a God?; 20. Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner without a Name; 21. Borges and Israel: Three Poems; 22. Yiddish South of the Border; 23. Homero Aridjis: Lessons of 1492; 24. Rereading Lionel Trilling: In the American Grain; 25. Mauricio Rosencof; 26. A Personal History of Jewish Reading; 27. Esther Kreitman: The Other Singer; 28. Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer; 29. Philip Roth: The Plagiarist; 30. Bruno Schulz on Stage 183; 31. Sephardic Literature: Unity and Dispersion
Part III: The Jewish Identity Project 32. What Melting Pot? Multiculturalism and American Jews; Part IV: Conversations ; 33. The Buenos Aires Affair, with Nathan Englander; 34. Humor and Terror, with Marcelo Birmajer; 35. Impostors 'R Us, with Robin Dizard; 36. Nostalgia and Recognition, with Morris Dickstein; 37. A Fine Range of Motion, with Allegra Goodman; Part V: God's Translators; 38. Reflections on the King James Bible, with Verónica Albin; Part VI: Storytelling as Midrash ; 39. People of the Picture Book; Source Acknowledgments
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1-283-63457-0
0-8032-7146-8
OCLC:
813930614
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