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Chaim Potok's The chosen / edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Contributor(s): Bloom, Harold | Bloom, Harold.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bloom's guides: Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2005Description: 133 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0791081737; 9780791081730.Other title: Chosen [Spine title].Subject(s): Potok, Chaim. Chosen | Potok, Chaim. ((The)) chosen | Potok, Chaim. Chosen | Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature | Fathers and sons in literature | Teenage boys in literature | Jews in literature | Criticism | Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature | Fathers and sons in literature | Teenage boys in literature | Jews in literatureGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.Online resources: Table of contents | Table of contents
Contents:
Biographical sketch -- The story behind the story -- List of characters -- Summary and analysis -- Critical views. Edward A. Abramson on Potok's depiction of Jewish and non-Jewish worlds ; Leslie Field on Potok's "difference" from other Jewish writers ; Sheldon Grebstein on the reasons for the novel's popularity ; Sanford E. Marovitz on the role of religious faith ; Judah Stampfer on Potok's misrepresentations of Hasidic life ; Sanford Sternlicht on Potok's symbolism ; David L. Vanderwerken on the function of sports in Potok's work ; Daniel Walden on the role of theology in Potok's work ; Daniel Walden on Potok's formation as an artist ; Joan Zlotnick on Potok's Brooklyn setting.
Summary: An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-124) and index.

Biographical sketch -- The story behind the story -- List of characters -- Summary and analysis -- Critical views. Edward A. Abramson on Potok's depiction of Jewish and non-Jewish worlds ; Leslie Field on Potok's "difference" from other Jewish writers ; Sheldon Grebstein on the reasons for the novel's popularity ; Sanford E. Marovitz on the role of religious faith ; Judah Stampfer on Potok's misrepresentations of Hasidic life ; Sanford Sternlicht on Potok's symbolism ; David L. Vanderwerken on the function of sports in Potok's work ; Daniel Walden on the role of theology in Potok's work ; Daniel Walden on Potok's formation as an artist ; Joan Zlotnick on Potok's Brooklyn setting.

An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.