A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Book by Edmond Jabès

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literature/Jewish Studies, tr Rosmarie Waldrop
 

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Published September 1, 1993 by Wesleyan. 123 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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The real argument against Mr. Lakhani, Mr. Kumar adds, seemed to be that “he had the immoral nature of someone who might be a terrorist.” Mr. Kumar likens this sad man to Willy Loman and writes about Mr. Lakhani’s hatred of America: “Doesn’t that hate also spring from a species of failure, a fail...

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In this illuminating philosophical book, Jabes, who died in 1991 and lived in France after being forced to leave Egypt with other native-born Jews during the Suez War, ruminates on the link between be

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