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      Ilan Stavans

Singer's Typewriter and Mine

Reflections on Jewish Culture

«“In short, Stavans is an old-fashioned intellectual, a brilliant interpreter of his triple heritage—Jewish, Mexican, and American.”—Henry Louis Gates Jr.»

Stavans interweaves his own experience with that of other Jewish writers and thinkers to explore modern Jewish culture across the boundaries of language and nation Les mer
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Stavans interweaves his own experience with that of other Jewish writers and thinkers to explore modern Jewish culture across the boundaries of language and nation
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Forlag: University of Nebraska Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 368
ISBN: 9780803271364
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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«“In short, Stavans is an old-fashioned intellectual, a brilliant interpreter of his triple heritage—Jewish, Mexican, and American.”—Henry Louis Gates Jr.»

«Stavans's charming and erudite prose will draw in even those unfamiliar with his subjects."—<i>Publishers Weekly</i> starred review»

«A wonderful collection. . . . Stavans is an engaged cultural observer with a gift for the written word."—Sonia Smith, <i>Association of Jewish Libraries</i>»

«This major collection of Ilan Stavans's shorter writings confirms his place as a premier interpreter of the Jewish experience in the Americas."—Philip K. Jason, <i>Jewish Book Council</i>»

«[<i>Singer's Typewriter and Mine</i> is an] eye-opening book-lover's book."—Ray Olson, <i>Booklist</i>»

Part I: Waiting for Rabbi Harvey
1. A Visit to Centro Historico
Part II: Essays
2. Singer's Typewriter and Mine
3. Vilde khaye!
4. Doctor Esperanto
5. Letter from Caracas
6. Harry Houdini
7. Singer: A Purim Parody
8. Introduction to Moacyr Scliar's The Centaur in the Garden
9. O r*o*s*t*e*n! My r*o*s*t*e*n!
10. Juan Gelman's dibaxu
11. I Found It at the Movies
12. Translating Tevye
13. Nora's Will
14. Thinking Aloud: The Education of Maurice Samuel
15. Mario Vargas Llosa: Judeophile
16. American Jews: Response to Moment
17. The Hate of Norberto Ceresole
18. Photographing Singer
19. Is There a God?
20. Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner without a Name
21. Borges and Israel: Three Poems
22. Yiddish South of the Border
23. Homero Aridjis: Lessons of 1492
24. Rereading Lionel Trilling: In the American Grain
25. Mauricio Rosencof: The Letters that Never Came
26. A Personal History of Jewish Reading
27. Esther Kreitman: The Other Singer
28. Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer
29. Philip Roth: The Plagiarist
30. Bruno Schulz on Stage
31. Sephardic Literature: Unity and Dispersion
Part III: The Jewish Identity Project
32. What Melting Pot? Multiculturalism and American Jews: Oy, Are We a Pluribus?
Part IV: Conversations
33. The Buenos Aires Affair, with Nathan Englander
34. Humor and Terror, with Marcelo Birmajer
35. Impostors R Us, with Robin Dizard
36. Nostalgia and Recognition, with Morris Dickstein
37. A Fine Range of Motion, with Allegra Goodman
Part V: God's Translators
38. Reflections on the King James Bible, with Veronica Albin
Part VI: Storytelling as Midrash
39. People of the Picture Book
Source Acknowledgments
Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.