The Image of the Shtetl and Other Studies of Modern Jewish Literary Imagination

Front Cover
Syracuse University Press, Dec 1, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 432 pages
This volume - a sequel to the author's A traveler disguised - further develops the analysis of the fictionality and aesthetic autonomy of the classics of Yiddish fiction. The essays in this work concentrate on the artistic reconstruction of the world.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Literary Image of the Shtet11
1
Folklore and Antifolklore in the Yiddish Fiction
49
Sh Y Abramovitsh and His Mendele
123
A Dash for Freedom
157
Bouncing Back
179
Journey to the Twilight Zone
256
Passivity and Narration
335
Is There Really One Modern Klal yisroel Literature?
352
Index
401
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information