Lowercase Jew


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As dismissal and disdain of Jews speak through the art of some leading twentieth-century poets, so the poetry of Rodger Kamenetz artfully answers, framing in subtle terms the questions that haunt our culture-about the voices through which culture speaks, about the identity of poet and poetry, about the capacity of art to harm and to heal. Whether subjecting the anti-Semitic verses of T. S. Eliot to a literary trial; conjuring the eloquence with which "Allen Ginsberg forgives Ezra Pound on Behalf of the Jews"; or drawing upon personal history, the Torah, and Jewish mysticism to explore the tangled relations of Jewish identity and modern literature, Kamenetz's poems attest to the inexorable power of language.

Title:: Lowercase Jew


Categories: Judaism,

Publisher: Northwestern Univ Pr: August 2003

ISBN Number:: 0810151529

ISBN Number: 13: 9780810151529

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070724117225