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WILLIAM WOLLHEIM
American Jewish Non-Fiction Books
1990-1991
A R T AND LITERATURE
B
a u m g a r t e n
, M
u r r a y
and
B
a r b a r a
G
o t t f r i e d
.
Understanding Philip
Roth.
Columbia, SC: University o f South Carolina Press, 1990. ix,
276 p.
b i n
G
o r io n
, M
ic h a
J
o s e p h
;
by Emanuel bin Gorion; trans. from the
Hebrew by I.M. Lask.
Mimekor Yisrael: classical Jewish folktales,
abridged and annotated edition.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University
Press. 1990. xlviii, 512 p.
This abridged edition eliminates variant and duplicate versions,
and has added scholarly apparatus.
C e lan , Pau l;
trans. from the German by Katharine Washburn and
Margret Guillemin.
Last poems.
Berkeley,
CA:
North Point Press.
1990. xxxv, 212 p.
A bilingual edition o f ninety-nine poems from Celan’s three last
posthumously published volumes o f poetry.
C
o h e n
, D
er ek
and
D
e b o r a h
H
e l l e r
,
eds.
Jewish presences in English
literature.
Montreal, QU: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 1990.
viii, 142 p.
The essays in this volume explore the ways in which English
literature has dealt with the archetypical perception o f the Jew
as Christ-killer.
C
o m p t o n
, S
u s a n
.
Marc Chagall: my life
my dream, 1922-1940 .
New
York: Prestel; distributed by te Neues Publishing. 1990. 268 p.
Explores the etchings created by Chagall between 1922 and
1940, and compares them to some o f his paintings and preparatory
gouaches o f similar themes.
D
a v i d
, I
s m a r
.
The Hebrew letter: calligraphic variations.
Northvale, NJ:
Jason Aronson Inc. 1990. 86 p.
This boxed set comprises a paperback book with information
on the basics o f Hebrew calligraphy, and 32 cards with examples
o f Hebrew calligraphy in various styles.
D
o r
, M
o s h e
;
ed. by Seymour Mayne.
Crossing the river: selected poems.