Books in category Literary Criticism – Jewish

  • A Menorah for Athena

    A Menorah for Athena
    Stephen Fredman

    A Menorah for Athena, the first extended treatment of Reznikoff's work, appears at a time of renewed interest in his contribution to American poetry.

  • Francophone Jewish Writers

    Francophone Jewish Writers
    Lucille Cairns

    This book considers the differing emotional investments in Israel of, on the one hand, Jews physically domiciled in Israel and, on the other hand, diasporic Jews living outside Israel for whom the country nonetheless forms a central point …

  • The Joys of Hebrew

    The Joys of Hebrew
    Lewis Glinert

    The first such guide to Hebrew, this volume is more than a mere lexicon–it is a jubilant celebration of Hebrew itself, a treasure trove of Jewish wit, wisdom, culture, and tradition.

  • The Book of the Twelve Prophets

    The Book of the Twelve Prophets

    This is a glittering new translation of the portion of the Hebrew Bible known as the Book of the Twelve Prophets, or the Twelve "Minor" Prophets. In the Bible, the books of the prophets are arranged in rough order of length.

  • Zionism and Revolution in European Jewish Literature

    Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature
    Laurel Plapp

    Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature examines twentieth-century Jewish writing that challenges imperialist ventures and calls for solidarity with the colonized, most notably the Arabs of Palestine and Africans in the …

  • Between Symbolism and Realism

    Between Symbolism and Realism
    Bennie Reynolds

    Written symbolic language seen as a key to spoken ancient Jewish language.

  • Turning Up the Flame

    Turning Up the Flame
    Jay L. Halio, Ben Siegel

    This is the only essay collection devoted primarily to Roth's fiction of the last two decades. It includes fourteen essays, written by some of the leading Roth specialists in this country and abroad."–BOOK JACKET.

  • A Question of Tradition

    A Question of Tradition
    Kathryn Hellerstein

    In A Question of Tradition, Kathryn Hellerstein explores the roles that women poets played in forming a modern Yiddish literary tradition.

  • The Jewish Graphic Novel

    The Jewish Graphic Novel
    Samantha Baskind, Ranen Omer-Sherman

    The Jewish Graphic Novel is a lively, interdisciplinary collection of essays that addresses critically acclaimed works in this subgenre of Jewish literary and artistic culture.

  • Warriors Witches Whores

    Warriors, Witches, Whores
    Rachel S. Harris

    Warriors, Witches, Whores considers the ways social and political power have impacted the representation of women and looks to how feminist filmmakers have fought against these inequities behind the camera, in the stories they tell, and in …

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