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The Resource Never better! : the modern Jewish picaresque, Miriam Udel

Never better! : the modern Jewish picaresque, Miriam Udel

Label
Never better! : the modern Jewish picaresque
Title
Never better!
Title remainder
the modern Jewish picaresque
Statement of responsibility
Miriam Udel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It was only when Jewish writers gave up on the lofty Enlightenment ideals of progress and improvement that the Yiddish novel could decisively enter modernity. Animating their fictions were a set of unheroic heroes who struck a precarious balance between sanguinity and irony that author Miriam Udel captures through the phrase "never better." With this rhetorical homage toward the double-voiced utterances of Sholem Aleichem, Udel gestures at these characters' insouciant proclamation that things had never been better, and their rueful, even despairing admission that things would probably never ge
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Udel, Miriam
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Michigan studies in comparative Jewish cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marginality, Social, in literature
  • Yiddish literature
  • Jews in literature
  • Outsiders in literature
  • Picaresque literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / German
  • Jews in literature
  • Marginality, Social, in literature
  • Outsiders in literature
  • Picaresque literature
  • Yiddish literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Jewish
Target audience
adult
Label
Never better! : the modern Jewish picaresque, Miriam Udel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In life, but not of it: the modernist picaresque -- Sharks and marks: the swindles and seductions of modernity -- Living serially: Neoteny and the polit -- The polit at the waning of Haskalah : demobilized soldiers, demobilized Jews -- Steel and iron: a study in Maskilic manhood -- Spillage and shards: the polit between the wars -- The polit under tsars and stripes -- You must to dare! Afterlives of the polit
Control code
ocn948511612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472121731
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d75bz8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)948511612
Label
Never better! : the modern Jewish picaresque, Miriam Udel
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In life, but not of it: the modernist picaresque -- Sharks and marks: the swindles and seductions of modernity -- Living serially: Neoteny and the polit -- The polit at the waning of Haskalah : demobilized soldiers, demobilized Jews -- Steel and iron: a study in Maskilic manhood -- Spillage and shards: the polit between the wars -- The polit under tsars and stripes -- You must to dare! Afterlives of the polit
Control code
ocn948511612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472121731
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d75bz8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)948511612

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