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Author Stavans, Ilan.
Title Singer's typewriter and mine [electronic resource] : reflections on Jewish culture / Ilan Stavans.
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  PS3619.T385 S56 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (353 p.) : ill.
Series Texts and contexts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Waiting for Rabbi Harvey. A visit to centro historico -- Essays -- Singer's typewriter and mine -- Vilde khaye! -- Doctor Esperanto -- Letter from Caracas -- Harry Houdini -- Singer: a purim parody -- Introduction to Moacyr Scliar's The centaur in the garden -- O r*o*s*t*e*n! my r*o*s*t*e*n! -- Juan Gelman's Dibaxu -- I found it at the movies -- Translating Tevye -- Nora's will -- Thinking aloud: the education of Maurice Samuel -- Mario Vargas Ilosa: judeophile -- American Jews: response to moment -- The hate of Norberto Ceresole -- Photographing Singer -- Is there a God? -- Jacobo Timerman: prisoner without a name -- Borges and Israel: three poems -- Yiddish south of the border -- Homero Aridjis: lessons of 1492 -- Rereading Lionel Trilling: in the American grain -- Mauricio Rosencof: the letters that never came -- A personal history of Jewish reading -- Esther Kreitman: the other singer -- Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer -- Philip Roth: the plagiarist -- Bruno Schulz on stage -- Sephardic literature: unity and dispersion -- The Jewish identity project. What melting pot? multiculturalism and American Jews: oy, are we a pluribus? -- Conversations. The Buenos Aires affair, with Nathan Englander -- Humor and terror, with Marcelo Birmajer -- Impostors r us, with Robin Dizard -- Nostalgia and recognition, with Morris Dickstein -- A fine range of motion, with Allegra Goodman -- God's translators. Reflections on the King James Bible, with Veronica Albin -- Storytelling as Midrash. People of the picture book.
Note Description based on print version record.
Related To Print version: Stavans, Ilan. Singer's typewriter and mine. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012. 9780803271364 0803271360 (DLC) 2012018124
ISBN 0803271468 (electronic bk.)
9780803271463 (electronic bk.)
9780803271364 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803271360 (pbk. : alk. paper)