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The Wicked Son Anti-Semitism, Self-hatred, and the Jews (Jewish Encounters) by David Mamet

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Published by Schocken .
Written in English


  • Jewish Studies,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Antisemitism,
  • Jewish Sociology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Self-hate (Psychology),
  • History: World,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • History / Jewish,
  • Identity,
  • Jews

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7934076M
ISBN 100805242074
ISBN 109780805242072

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  His first two novels, "The Seclusion Room," published by Viking Press and "Maneuvers," published by Dial Press received international acclaim in the five countries in which they were published.4/5(1).   Son of a Witch- This tale overlaps with Wicked and follows Liij, a boy many think is the son of Elphaba, as he It is a book for adults with swear words, violence and sex (tastefully done). I enjoyed the story and the spin one can take from a classic tale/5.   The Wicked Years continue in Gregory Maguire’s Son of a Witch—the heroic saga of the hapless yet determined young man who may or may not be the offspring of the fabled Wicked Witch of the West.A New York Times bestseller like its predecessor, the remarkable Wicked, Son of a Witch follows the boy Liir on his dark odyssey across an ingeniously re-imagined and nearly unrecognizable /5(). Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West is a novel published in , written by Gregory Maguire and illustrated by Douglas Smith. It is a revisionist exploration of the characters and land of Oz from the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, its sequels, and the film adaption The Wizard of r, unlike Baum's writings and the film, the book.

Gregory Maguire's revisionist take on L. Frank Baum's classic "Oz" books. "Wicked", the first book in the series inspired the acclaimed Broadway musical of the same name. The novels follow the Wicked Witch of the West, her friends, relatives, and enemies, through several decades as they witness some of Oz's most turbulent times. The Wicked Years is a series of novels by Gregory Maguire that present a revisionist take on L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, its film adaptation, and related books.. This is a very different and cynical look at Oz as is seen in the books by L. Frank Baum or the film(s). Unlike the originals, these books are not intended for children. Liir Thropp (pronounced [leer]) is a key character in The Wicked Years series by Gregory Maguire, appearing in all four novels.. He is the son of Elphaba Thropp and the main protagonist of the second book Son of a Witch, published in Liir's heritage is in doubt throughout the novels, but it is definite that he is the illegitimate son of Elphaba, and her lover, Prince Fiyero Tigelaar. Son of a Witch (, ISBN ) is a fantasy novel written by Gregory Maguire. The book is Maguire’s fifth revisionist story and the second set in the land of Oz originally conceived by L. Frank Baum. It is a sequel to Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West ().

  Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home /5(K). Written with the searing honesty and verbal brilliance that is the hallmark of Mamet’s work, The Wicked Son is a scathing look at one of the most destructive and tenacious forces in contemporary life, a powerfully thought-provoking and important book. From the Hardcover edition.   Wicked/Son of a Witch is part of Barnes & Noble’s series of quality leatherbound Collectible Edition classics. Each title in the series presents a timeless work in an attractively designed edition bound in durable bonded leather. These books make elegant additions to any home : The incredible story of Elphaba Thropp (the Wicked Witch of the West), her son Liir, Glinda Upland the Good, the nasty Madame Morrible, and the diabolical "wonderful" Wizard of Oz. The first two of four Oz books by Gregory Maguire; this story would become the basis for the Tony Award winning Broadway mega hit "WICKED"/5(75).