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Recalling the folktale of the Golem-the Frankensteinian giant of clay that saved the Jews in 16th Century Prague-Alan lays out a plan of attack and then .
Recalling the folktale of the Golem-the Frankensteinian giant of clay that saved the Jews in 16th Century Prague-Alan lays out a plan of attack and then sets to making the most outrageous of preparations in the culture wars, in New York City at the turn of the millennium. Like each of the acclaimed Estrin novels that have preceded it, Golem. Song is an allusive, manic, and wildly comic approach to some of the most serious and difficult cultural questions of our time.
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Marc Estrin is the author of the highly praised novels Insect Dreams and The Education of Arnold Hitler. Both of these books cast an unlikely character in the midst of the twentieth century: the first novel’s protagonist Gregor Samsa in the first half and Arnold Hitler, the second novel’s anti-hero, in the second half. His newest novel, Golem Song, is the story of an angry Jewish man who identifies with the bellicosity of Israel - the Israel of the Old Testament and the Israel of today - while laughing at himself and the world he blusters through.
Golem Song, Unbridled Books, 2006.
Marc Estrin (born April 20, 1939) is an American writer and political activist. 1 Early life and education. Estrin said that the concept, an outline and the opening episodes of Insect Dreams arrived in Vermont one morning at 3 AM, three weeks after he visited Kafka's grave. Insect Dreams appeared from BlueHen/Putnam in 2002. Since then it has been re-released (by Unbridled Books). Golem Song, Unbridled Books, 2006. The Lamentations of Julius Marantz, Unbridled Books, 2007.
Written by Marc Estrin, narrated by Marc Estrin. Golem Song is such a wonderful book because it challenges the reader's assumptions and way of thinking about people and their minds. One can't help but develop a love/hate relationship with Alan Krieger. Love him because of his wit; hate him for who he i. (Vermont Today) "Estrin's abrasive antihero's commitment to battling false messiahs is morbidly compelling, and his logorrhea is occasionally dazzling. and tinkers with the story of the golem, his mind-bending humor is at once intellectual and ribald.
Golem Song wears its Joycean ambitions on its sleeve, beginning with an homage to Ulysses: "Stately? No. Ahh, but plump?
Golem Song at Harvard intro.
Golem Song at Harvard intro.
Golem Song by Estrin, Marc and Publisher Unbridled Books. Canadian customers may purchase from our stores in Canada or the US. Canada. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9781936071944, 1936071940. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9781932961232, 1932961232.
Unbridled Books, 2006. No outside force creates this golem. Estrin’s protagonist, Alan Krieger, makes his golem out of nothing more than his very own self. Alan, a registered nurse who sees himself as a healer to all the world, is a passionate Jew, a confirmed bigot and a character as wildly original as they come. It is his self-appointed mission to rescue the Jews of New York from his perceived menace, the black inhabitants of the city. Alan is larger than life, figuratively and literally. A huge man with huge appetites, he is brilliant, creative and multi-talented.