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Download PDF by Josh Lambert: American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (JPS Desk Reference)

By Josh Lambert

This new quantity within the JPS courses sequence is a fiction reader’s dream: a consultant to one hundred twenty five striking works of fiction. the choice encompasses a wide selection of vintage American Jewish novels and tale collections, from 1867 to the current, chosen by way of the writer in session with a panel of literary students and booklet execs. Roth, Mailer, Kellerman, Chabon, Ozick, Heller, and dozens of different celebrated writers are right here, with their so much striking works. each one access incorporates a booklet precis, with ancient context and history at the writer. feedback for additional examining element to different books that fit readers’ pursuits and favourite writers. And the creation is an interesting exploration of the historical past of and significant topics in American Jewish Fiction, illustrating how Jewish writing within the U.S. has been in consistent discussion with well known leisure and highbrow lifestyles. integrated during this consultant are lists of ebook award winners; instructed anthologies; name, writer, and topic indexes; and more.

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