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Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture

Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture( )
Editor: Miller, Stephen Paul
Morris, Daniel
Contribution by: Auster, Paul
Bachman, Merle Lyn
Bernstein, Charles
Bertsch, Charlie
Damon, Maria
DuPlessis, Rachel Blau
Feinstein, Amy
Fink, Thomas
Finkelstein, Norman
Fischer, Norman
Friedlander, Benjamin
Heller, Michael
Hellerstein, Kathryn
Holman, Bob
Karasick, Adeena
Lazer, Hank
Omer-Sherman, Ranen
Ostriker, Alicia
Perloff, Marjorie
Rothenberg, Jerome
Schoerke, Meg
Schuster, Joshua
Selinger, Eric Murphy
Perelman, Bob
Series title:Modern and Contemporary Poetics Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.95
Book Description:

This collection of essays is the first to address this often obscured dimension of modern and contemporary poetry: the secular Jewish dimension. Editors Daniel Morris and Stephen Paul Miller asked their contributors to address what constitutes radical poetry written by Jews defined as "secular," and whether or not there is a Jewish component or dimension to radical and modernist poetic practice in general. These poets and critics address these questions by exploring the legacy...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / American / General
Literary Criticism / Poetry
History / Jewish
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds
Author Biography
Paul Auster was born on February 3, 1947, in Newark, New Jersey. He received a B.A. and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. In addition to his career as a writer, Auster has been a census taker, tutor, merchant seaman, little-league baseball coach, and a telephone operator. He started his writing career as a translator. He soon gained popularity for the detective novels that make up his New York Trilogy. His other works include The Invention of Solitude; Leviathan; Moon Palace; Facing the Music; In the Country of Last Things; The Music of Chance; Mr. Vertigo; and The Brooklyn Follies. His latest novels are entitled, Invisible and Sunset Park. In addition to his novels, Auster has written screenplays and directed several films. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a French Prix Medicis for Foreign Literature.


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