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In a Different Way, Norman Mailer Was a Deeply Jewish Writer

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dc.contributor.author Bernstein, Mashey
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-06T20:37:25Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-06T20:37:25Z
dc.date.issued 2007-11-14
dc.identifier.uri https://www.jta.org/archive/in-a-different-way-norman-mailer-was-a-deeply-jewish-writer
dc.description.abstract This article discusses the work of the writer, Norman Mailer, who died in 2007, in the context of his Judaism. The author claims that, although Jews do not typically identify Mailer as a Jew, in the same way they do Bernard Malamud, Saul Bellow or Philip Roth, Mailer was, in fact, a religious writer. Although his work and political involvements were not explicitly concerned with Jewish topics, "[his] ideology, as an American writer and social commentator, stems from the activist or prophetic side of Judaism." Click on the link above to read the article. en_US
dc.description.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11976/724
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) en_US
dc.subject Mailer, Norman en_US
dc.subject Literature en_US
dc.subject United States en_US
dc.title In a Different Way, Norman Mailer Was a Deeply Jewish Writer en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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