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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
Perelman, Bob
Perloff, Marjorie
Rothenberg, Jerome
Schoerke, Meg
Schuster, Joshua
Selinger, Eric Murphy
Series title:Modern and Contemporary Poetics Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 2011
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $67.50
Book Description:

"What have I in common with Jews? I hardly have anything in common with myself!" --Franz Kafka Kafka's quip--paradoxical, self-questioning, ironic--highlights vividly some of the key issues of identity and self-representation for Jewish writers in the 20th century. No group of writers better represents the problems of Jewish identity than Jewish poets writing in the American modernist tradition--specifically secular Jews: those disdainful or suspicious of...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
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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