Articles tagged jewish culture

Of Maus and Men: Postwar Identity Through a Postmodern Lens in Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’

Far more than a comic book with an edge, Maus interrogates the fallacious identity politics of the Nazis, to an unforgettable effect. Given recent events in Europe, this is a vital book to revisit.

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Asks: How Does One Cling to Personal Belief in the Wake of Change?

Fiddler on the Roof represents the Hollywood musical at its most astute. A terrific, light-hearted, but deep thinking dramedy filled with dazzling performances, and ponderous, insightful, even timeless themes.

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Chabon’s domain: ‘Yiddish Policemen’ a fine partner for ‘Kavalier’

What place does Yiddish have in the modern American novel? About the same as a Jew in Alaska, perhaps, but it didn’t stop Michael

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16 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon writes the best Saul Bellow novel since Saul Bellow died -- antic, droll, brainy, Yiddishy, secular, updated to present-day American -- but with differences that reflect literary times and their discrepant personalities.

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10 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon

Yiddish detective tracks a killer across Alaska in Michael Chabon's brilliantly conceived noir history.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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