The Singer on the Shore

The Singer on the Shore

Essays 1991-2004

eBook - 2006
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The novelist Gabriel Josipovici's new book of essays ranges from writings on the Bible, Shakespeare, Kafka, Borges and the Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld to considerations of Rembrandt's self-portraits, death in Tristram Shandy, and what Kierkegaard has to tell us about the writing of fiction. From the title piece, which examines the relationship between artists' works and their beliefs, to the concluding meditations on memory and the Holocaust, The Singer on the Shore is unified by the twin themes of Jewish experience, with its consciousness of exile and the time-bound nature of human.
Publisher: Manchester : Carcanet, 2006.
ISBN: 9781847779274
1847779271
Characteristics: 1 online resource (440 p.)

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