The Resource Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis, Robert Alter

Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis, Robert Alter

Label
Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis
Title
Defenses of the imagination
Title remainder
Jewish writers and modern historical crisis
Statement of responsibility
Robert Alter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alter, Robert
Dewey number
809/.933/52
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PN842
  • PJ5021
LC item number
  • .A4
  • .A48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
000077223
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish authors
  • Jews in literature
  • Judaism and literature
  • Hebrew literature, Modern
  • Hebrew literature, Modern
  • Jewish authors
  • Jews in literature
  • Judaism and literature
  • Geschichte
  • Jüdische Literatur
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis, Robert Alter
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lea Goldberg: poetry in dark times
  • Uri Zvi Greenberg: a poet of the Holocaust
  • Charles Reznikoff: between present and past
  • Eliot, Lawrence, and the Jews: two versions of Europe
  • 3.
  • Fiction and historical crisis:
  • Jewish humor and the domestication of myth
  • A novel of the post-tragic world
  • Agnon's Mediterranean fable
  • Shtetl and revolution
  • 1.
  • Fiction ina state of siege
  • Updike, Malamud, and the fire this time
  • A problem of horizons
  • The modern context:
  • Defenses of the imagination
  • 2.
  • Portraits:
  • Osip Mandelstam: the poet as witness
  • Walter Benjamin: the aura of the past
  • Gershom Scholem: history and the abyss
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1042915976
Label
Defenses of the imagination : Jewish writers and modern historical crisis, Robert Alter
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lea Goldberg: poetry in dark times
  • Uri Zvi Greenberg: a poet of the Holocaust
  • Charles Reznikoff: between present and past
  • Eliot, Lawrence, and the Jews: two versions of Europe
  • 3.
  • Fiction and historical crisis:
  • Jewish humor and the domestication of myth
  • A novel of the post-tragic world
  • Agnon's Mediterranean fable
  • Shtetl and revolution
  • 1.
  • Fiction ina state of siege
  • Updike, Malamud, and the fire this time
  • A problem of horizons
  • The modern context:
  • Defenses of the imagination
  • 2.
  • Portraits:
  • Osip Mandelstam: the poet as witness
  • Walter Benjamin: the aura of the past
  • Gershom Scholem: history and the abyss
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1042915976

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