Race, rights, and recognition : Jewish American literature since 1969 / Dean J. Franco.

Author
Franco, Dean J., 1968- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Description
xi, 239 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the politics and ethics of Jewish American literature and criticism -- Portnoy's complaint : it's about race, not sex (even the sex is about race) -- Re-reading Cynthia Ozick : pluralism, postmodernism, and the multicultural encounter -- The new, new pluralism : religion, community, and secularity in Allegra Goodman's Kaaterskill Falls -- Recognition and effacement in Lore Segal's Her first American -- Responsibility unveiled : Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul -- Globalization's complaint : Gary Shteyngart's Absurdistan and the culture of culture -- Epilogue : less Absurdistan, more Boyle Heights.
ISBN
  • 9780801450877 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 080145087X (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011048712
OCLC
762768868
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