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Epilogue: Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Uzi Rebhun

in Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Epilogue synthesizes the entire analyses. It discusses the meanings of the observations in terms of the Jews’ vitality and particularity. En passant, it also glances at the American religious scene ... More


Introduction: Chop Suey, The Big Mac of the Pre-Mcdonald’s Era

Yong Chen

in Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168922
eISBN:
9780231538169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168922.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter discusses the rise of Chinese food in America's gastronomical landscape in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and sets out the book's central question: Why ... More


Postwar Pastoral: The Art of Happiness in Philip Roth

Mary Esteve

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the fiction of Philip Roth and finds within it a nuanced account of “the relation between aesthetic value or quality and that paradigmatic postwar American feeling, happiness.” ... More


The Spaces In Between

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter constructs a Cubist portrait of the cinema of Richard Linklater, with each film seen as a fragment, and all the fragments resulting in inevitable incompletion. Not counting all the ... More


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