Shylock is my name

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Grouping Title shylock is my name
Grouping Author jacobson howard
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author Howard Jacobson
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display_description Man Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson brings his singular brilliance to this modern re-imagining of one of Shakespeare's most unforgettable characters: Shylock

Winter, a cemetery, Shylock. In this provocative and profound interpretation of "The Merchant of Venice," Shylock is juxtaposed against his present-day counterpart in the character of art dealer and conflicted father Simon Strulovitch. With characteristic irony, Jacobson presents Shylock as a man of incisive wit and passion, concerned still with questions of identity, parenthood, anti-Semitism and revenge. While Strulovich struggles to reconcile himself to his daughter Beatrice's "betrayal" of her family and heritage -- as she is carried away by the excitement of Manchester high society, and into the arms of a footballer notorious for giving a Nazi salute on the field -- Shylock alternates grief for his beloved wife with rage against his own daughter's rejection of her Jewish upbringing. Culminating in a shocking twist on Shylock's demand for the infamous pound of flesh, Jacobson's insightful retelling examines contemporary, acutely relevant questions of Jewish identity while maintaining a poignant sympathy for its characters and a genuine spiritual kinship with its antecedent--a drama which Jacobson himself considers to be "the most troubling of Shakespeare's plays for anyone, but, for an English novelist who happens to be Jewish, also the most challenging."
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subject_facet Domestic fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Jews -- England -- Fiction, Jews -- Identity -- Fiction, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Merchant of Venice -- Adaptations, Shylock -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Shylock is my name
title_full Shylock Is My Name, Shylock is my name / Howard Jacobson
title_short Shylock is my name
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topic_facet Fathers and daughters, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Identity, Jews, Literature, Shakespeare, William, Shylock