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Nathanael West, the ironic prophet

by Victor Comerchero

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Published by Syracuse University Press in [Syracuse, N.Y.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8334 Z6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24748455M
LC Control Number64023342
OCLC/WorldCa290810

The "book of Nathan the prophet," which relates the histories of David and Solomon, is mentioned in Chronicles (I Chron. ; II Chron. ), in keeping with the theory of the author of Chronicles who also represents other prophets as chroniclers of the events of their days. The Book of Nathan the Prophet and the History of Nathan the Prophet are among the lost books of the Tanakh, attributed to the Biblical prophet may be the same text, but they are sometimes distinguished from one another. No such text is found anywhere in the Tanakh, so it is presumed to have been lost or removed from earlier texts.. The Book is described at 1 Chronicles

Must-read book "The Bridge of the Gods.'' Frederic Homer Bach's novel told the story of a New England missionary who goes west to preach to Native tribes and, in the process, falls in love. Nathan is mentioned also as having aided in the establishment of music in the Temple worship (2 Chron ) and as having recounted the acts of David (1 Chron ) and Solomon (2 Chron ) in the Book of Nathan, the prophet. Nathan of Zobah. is the father of Igal, one of David’s warriors (2 Sam ), or possibly a brother of Joel (1.

Monstrous Modernism and The Day of the Locust. Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet. Seattle: U of Washington P, Dardis, Tom. Some Time in the Sun. In one of the book's most powerful.   The Book of Nathan the Prophet and the History of Nathan the Prophet are among the lost books of the Tanakh, attributed to the Biblical prophet Nathan. and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer.'.. they are written  in the book of Samuel the see  r, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of.


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Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet Paperback – June 1, by Victor Comerchero (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other Cited by: 5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Comerchero, Victor. Nathanael West. Seattle, University of Washington Press [, ©] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Comerchero, Victor.

Nathanael West, the ironic prophet. [Syracuse, N.Y.] Syracuse University Press, WEST, NATHANAEL. Nathanael West (Octo –Decem ) may well have been the quintessential Depression-decade novelist. He published all four of his depressive short novels in the s and then died, quickly and tragically.

He was born Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein in New York City. A voracious reader, he was a surprisingly poor student and dropped out of high school. Nathanael or Nathaniel (Hebrew נתנאל, "God has given") of Cana in Galilee was a follower or disciple of Jesus, mentioned only in the Gospel of John in Chapters 1 and History.

In the Gospel of John, Nathanael is introduced as a friend of Philip, from Bethsaida. The first disciples called by Jesus are all portrayed as reaching out immediately to family or friends: thus, Philip found.

Interestingly, Nathanael is only mentioned in the Gospel of John; the other three gospels identify him as “Bartholomew.” The call of Philip and Nathanael to discipleship is recorded in the first chapter of John, beginning in verse Jesus went to Galilee and found Philip first, who then went to Nathanael, his friend.

Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet. Syracuse University Press. Carter M. Cramer. The World of Nathanael West: A Critical Interpretation. Kansas State Teachers College.

71pp. Tom Dardis. Some Time in the Sun: The Hollywood Years of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Nathanael West, Aldous Huxley, and James Agee.

New York: Charles Scribner. Nathanael West, the Ironic Prophet: Victor Comerchero: Critical Study The Fiction of Nathanael West, No Redeemer, No Promised land: Randall Reid: Critical Study Nathanael West: The Art of His Life: Jay Martin: Biography Nathanael West: An Interpretative Study: James F.

Light: Critical Study Nathanael West: Robert Emmet. Probably the best study of his life and work is Stanley Edgar Hyman, Nathanael West (). Other good accounts are the critical biography by Victor Comerchero, Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet (), and the more comprehensive biography by Jay Martin, Nathanael West: The Art of His Life ().

Papa Gingo, the Eskimo, "grunt[s] with pleasure." The music recovers itself and ends "free and triumphant," as if the Christians are prepared to wait longer for the prophesied second coming.

Tod is, in a sense, a prophet figure himself—a prophet of the uprising of the embittered mass of. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West ( to USA- he died in an automobile accident) is one of the very best 20st century American novels to expose directly the dark side of the American Bloom includes it along with Faulkner's As I Lay Dying and parts of Gravity's Rainbow as the only examples of the sublime in the American novel in the 20st century.

The book is written in both Hebrew, translated to English, the subject matter of King David was the reason I purchased this book, however the content and context is suspect, buyer beware. If, these are the writing of a holy prophet, truly I do not want to attacked the anointed.1/5(1).

See Douglas H. Shepard, "Nathanael West Rewrites Horatio Alger, Jr.," Satire Newsletter (Fall ): ; Gary Scharnhorst, "From Rags to Patches, or A Cool Million as Alter-Alger," Ball State University Forum 21 (): West called the novel "my Horatio Alger book" (Letter to Edmund Wilson, J ).

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in by Alfred A. is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never been out of : Kahlil Gibran.

influence studies, and Jay Martin's Nathanael West: The Art of His Life is the best and most comp1ete biographical account of l\'athan 1,feinstein (1,'Jest' s real name) that has yet been Dublished. With the heln of S. Perelman (West's good friend and brother-in-law) and Laura Perelman (West's sister).

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 40 different languages and has never been out of isThe prophet /5(K).

Abstract. Nathanael West’s first substantial work was experimental and scatological. A pastiche of borrowings, The Dream Life of Balso Snell indicates West’s unfailing attraction to the violent, the perverse, the fantastical and the grotesque.

It includes parodies of a number of writers, particularly Baudelaire, Huysmans and Joyce, and demonstrates West’s stylistic versatility as well as Author: Alistair Wisker. Victor Comerchero is the author of Values in conflict ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Values in Conflict ( avg rating, 1 rat /5.

The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in by Alfred A.

Knopf. It is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never been out of print/5.

with sedulous care.2 Victor Comerchero, in Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet, has theorized that West used a "mythic lens through which to view his age," so that Miss Lonelyhearts "is a moving modernization of the Grail legend," and the totality of West's work is one vast, oblique revelation of West- or "Westian man"- himself: "Individually.

Nathanael West, I believe, was influenced by both naturalism and • Nathanael West: The Ironic Prophet (Syracuse University Press, ), p.

S2. • Irrational Man (Garden City: Doubleday, ), p. NATHANAEL WEST just as in West. In Wright's book, a .The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran.

It was first published in by Alfred A. is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 40 different languages and .Before we can judge a writer, we must tentatively decide upon the appropriate criteria by which to measure his achievement.

Various critics have praised Nathanael West for the exact things for which others have damned him. This study is an attempt to clarify the nature of West's work, and thereby to clarify the grounds upon which he must be judged.

The nature of his fictional world is crucial.