By Lisa Mulman
This learn introduces a real, provocative non secular vocabulary into the discourse on Modernist artwork and literature. Mulman seems to be at key texts and figures of the fashionable interval, together with Henry Roth, Amedeo Modigliani, James Joyce, and artwork Spiegelman, revealing an important engagement with the rituals of Jewish observance and the constitution of Talmudic interpretation. whereas critics frequently view the formal experimentation of excessive Modernism as a thorough departure from traditional ideals, this ebook indicates that those features of Modernist artwork are deeply entwined with, and indebted to, the very traditions that they declare to be writing opposed to. As such, the publication deals a special and really multidisciplinary method of Modernist stories and a cogent research of the ways that spirituality informs inventive production.
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Modern Orthodoxies: Judaic Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature) by Lisa Mulman