Homelands of the Heart: Israel and Jewish Identity in American Jewish Fiction
Publication Date: January 1996
Author(s): Sylvia Barack Fishman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Literature
Coverage: United States
The article examines depictions of Israel in current American Jewish fiction, using a case study Philip Roth's two works about Jews and Jewishness, a 1986 novel, The Counterlife, and a 1993 book, Operation Shylock.