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Title Chaim Potok : confronting modernity through the lens of tradition / edited by Daniel Walden
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xix, 184 pages)
Contents The chosen : defining American Judaism / Kathryn McClymond -- The three-pronged dialectic : understanding conflict in Potok's early fiction / Jessica Lang -- Guardians of the Torah : ambiguity and antagonism in The promise / Victoria Aarons -- Daedalus redeemed : Asher Lev's journey from rebellion to rapprochement / S. Lillian Kremer -- Davita's harp : the silence of violence and the limits of the imagination / Susanne Klingenstein -- The book of lights : a book of choices / Sanford E. Marovitz -- History and responsibility : an assessment of Potok's "non-Jewish" I am the clay / Nathan P. Devir -- Choosing the chosen : a reappraisal of The chosen / Hugh Nissenson -- Chaim Potok : a Zwischenmensch ("between person") in the cultures / Daniel Walden -- Chaim Potok and the question of Jewish writing / Jonathan Rosen -- Chaim Potok : a literary biography / Adena Potok -- Chaim Potok is no longer with us, but his lessons remain / Jane Eisner -- Adena Potok on I am the clay / Nathan P. Devir -- Chaim Potok : my life as a writer / Chaim Potok
Summary A collection of essays exploring the work of Jewish American novelist Chaim Potok, with emphasis on his efforts to reconcile the appeal of modernity and the pull of traditional Judaism. -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Potok, Chaim -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Potok, Chaim -- Criticism and interpretation
Potok, Chaim fast
Potok, Chaim 1929-2002 gnd
Potok, Chaim nli
Subject Judaism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Jewish fiction -- History and criticism
Jews in literature.
Modernism (Literature)
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Artists, Architects, Photographers.
Jewish fiction
Jews in literature
Judaism and literature
Modernism (Literature)
Judaism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Jewish fiction -- History and criticism
Jews in literature
Modernism (Literature)
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Walden, Daniel, 1922-2013.
LC no. 2013002342
ISBN 9780271062686