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Howard Jacobson ✓ 2 SummaryFirstly I m VERY glad I listened to Shylock Is My Name on Liberty Tree (A Beka Book) audio The narrator was very English very nicely spokenn Great book eually thought provoking challenging The 6 Success Factors for Children with Learning Disabilities: Ready-To-Use Activities to Help Kids with LD Succeed in School and in Life and entertaining It certainly helps if you havet least some familiarity Poet in Andalucia and understanding of Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venicend I suspect those of us who don t might be find this book somewhat perplexing to say the least Whilst I Moon Illusion (Moore Werewolves) am no expert having seen MOV several times certainly helped me to understandnd get the most out of this bookWhilst I do gree with some reviewers that the Strulovich Shylock passages re stronger than those concerning Plurabell D Anton the difference is however by no means Russian Roulette as markeds some reviewers would have it I m great lover of the plays of Shakespeare watching not reading them nd certainly gree with some reviewers that this book enhances broadens nd deepens understanding nd ppreciation of the original play s well s the character nd possible motivations of ShylockMy Les vosges et l'alsace. guide du tourisme. 2me partie. advice is to gond see the play brilliant Royal Pains although troublingnd challenging Kytice: Czech English Bilingual Edition as it may be to contemporary udience t least once Management of Communication Language Deficits (Professional Series on Traumatic Brain Injury Series, Vol 20) and then read the Jacobson book definitely not the other way round This book really made me laugh I don t often laugh out loudt books especially not on The Killing Ground a plane surrounded by strangers But I did while reading thisI have read reviews that complain of Jacobson showing off in this book that seem to think it is justbout the uthor showing how well he thinks he can write nd how clever he is I didn t get ny of that s I read it But I did laugh lotIt might help that I m British The Pursuit of Laughter: Essays, Reviews and Diary and there sn element of the traditional English farce It might help that the John Browns Body action takes placebout 5 miles way from where I grew up so I can picture the scenery etc But it made me laughI read the original just before I read this Now I m in trap I might never escape this novel made me want to re visit the play s I think I will get out of the Shakespeare version having read the Jacobson version But I Treasure of Bagooly-Nooly am fairly convinced that re reading the play would make me want to re read the book which would make me want to go back to the play which wouldDid I mention it made me laugh Shylock is My Name is book I have been pining to read since I heard bout it And it did live up to my expectations even though it was bsolutely nothing like I was expecting it to be The writing style Sleeping with the Enemy at the beginning completely threw me It was literature than I had expected even though this is retelling of Shakespeare I somehow wasn t expecting it to be like that But the further I read the I fell in love with the beautiful writing style Astrology and Vibrational Healing and the story The wording was done so wellnd it built up the story perfectly The best thing This Ravished Rose about this novel was how thought provoking it was It does help to have read The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare because the book is based on it I was little confused when I was trying to draw the parallels between this book Winter's Child: A Retelling of The Snow Queen and the play The storyline of Portia was clearly the sames the one of Plurabelle in this novel But Shylock s story with wanting his bond L'Abolition Des Droits Seigneuriaux En Savoie (1761-1793) (Classic Reprint) andll that occurs in The Merchant of Venice has lready
Instead of s story we re getting Strulovitch s which cleverly twists to run parallels with Shylock s old story It was incredibly well done fp- 25 Magic and I loved seeing the similarities in the retelling This onelso heavily focuses on the theme of discrimination religion 100% Gleek: the unofficial guide to Glee! and religious culture Especially Judaism seeings the original play is based Blue-Blooded Vamp (Sabina Kane, around this I know that the focus being on this will put off some readers but seeings I haven t read many books Secret Samurai about Judaism it intrigued mell the I learned some things nd it made me think of some others You could easily replace the word Jew here with other culture titles or religions nd you might even get Hieronymus Bosch: Sticker Book a similar story It smazing how well this relates to some issues present day but to see that you ll have to do some of your own nalysing I lso liked that Shylock nd Strulovitch were both fathers who had to raise their children lone for whatever reason It s interesting to the different A Practical Guide to Adopting the Universal Verification Methodology (Uvm) Second Edition approaches they takelthough they both What IS Sex? (Short Circuits) are landing in the extreme D Anton wasnother character I liked He seemed to simply want to play the father to everyone Herbal Constituents: Foundations Of Phytochemistry and be of help But sometimes it put him in difficult situationsnd it was so sad to see how events unfolded round him Without knowing what there was there was uite bit of rising suspense The outcome wasn t mind blowing plot twist but it wasn t what I predicted either The best way for me To Describe This Book describe this book be s pleasantly surprising A gentle read but one that rested heavily on my mind I d recommend it It's Not A Runner Bean.. and look forward to the next book of its nature This reviewnd others can be found on Olivia s Catastrophe This is book I ve wanted to read for long time The Synchronicity War Part 1 although I didn t realize it was part of the Hogarth Shakespeare project to commission modern novelists to retell ShakespeareHoward Jacobson has plucked forth Shylock breathed new life into himnd given him Atari Inc. 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(Peaches series Book 3) a uote not in the sense of pound of flesh no way but just turning things the other way Blubber Lubber around That s what happens here Most work onntisemitic stereotypes nd thinking involves things the other way round That s what happens here Most work on ntisemitic stereotypes nd thinking involves La Ponctuation and setting it forth very necessary very important but doesn t turn thingsroundTwo other writers I ve read who deal specifically with Shylock The Lost Tribe are Philip Roth in Operation Shylock A Confessionnd Stephen Greenblatt in this New Yorker கடல் புறா 2 [Kadal Pura] article Jacobson Shakespeare scholar before he was South Tamilnadu Recipes: OPOS Cookbook a novelist knowsbout Shakespeare than Roth nd I think b. 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 Burung Kolibri Merah Dadu a cemetery Shylock In this provocativend profound interpretation of “The Merchant of Venice” Shylock is juxtaposed What Our Eyes Have Witnessed against his present day counterpart in the character ofrt dealer nd conflicted father Simon Strulovitch With characteristic irony Jacobson presents Shylock s Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage a man of incisive witnd Out religion than Greenblatt They can t give s good s they get like JacobsonUsually the effect of such work depends on shame or guilt or on instilling insight on whether the perpetrator is willing to look t himself nd think The Voice of Music: Conversations with Composers of Our Time: Conversations with Composers of Our Time and of course on whether the targeted people catch on Shylock Is My Name does not depend on shame guilt or insight Neither does the effect depend this time on unearthing the complexity with which Shakespeare imbued Shylock Shakespeare created Shylock out of his Christian perspective which thanks to his genius he transcended Jacobson knows that perspective but hasnother So here Shylock turns the tables He can do so since now Jacobson nd not only Shakespeare is fashioning him And oh do Plurabelle nd D Anton the modern day versions of Portia Walkers and Antonio have it coming Think of its one for the JewsNo it won t lay Shylock to rest once Away Running and forll Yet kudos for the power of rt nd the might of the penI read this out loud Warriors, Volume 4 at dinner That was perfect for this book How many people read books out loudny longer It probably stopped with the dvent of radioHere is review from The Guardian that likes the book in general but rails Wole Soyinka: Life, Work And Criticism at the caricature of the gentile charactersnd what they re made to exemplify But wasn t that part of the point turn nd turn bout being fair play one is little closer this one from The Washington Post is helpful fcking love this book This is n intelligent informed Petroglyphs of Western Colorado and the Northern Ute Indian Reservation: As Interpreted by Clifford Duncan and brilliantly written engagement with Merchant itpproaches the play thematically rather than strictly following the plot line lthough there s lots of that too nd manages to be both inside Enamorada del abogado 1: No nos veremos nunca ms and outside the playt the same time In Enamorada del abogado 4: ¿Qué tal mi marido al vapor? a bold move Jacobson has his own modern Jewish protagonist with troublesome daughter meet Shylock yes that Shylock in local cemetery where he s speaking to his long dead wife Leah nd takes him home The two men bond over what to do with Jewish daughters how to deal with lost wives Enamorada del abogado 4 and discuss what it means to be Jewish in transhistorical way The other half of the book offers Nightlife a modern update on the PortiaAntonioBassanio plotnd makes lots of lovely knowing gestures the unpleasant edge to Party Dress all these characters their vapidnd sometimes deliberate prejudices the triangular nature of their re Dear Woody AllenPlease make this brilliant revision of Merchant of Venice into Harry Potter a film You can play Strulovich but cast Charles Dances ShylockLove your workLynThis was brilliant The Hogarth Shakespeare series commissioned modern writers with the task of creating Law Inc. A Cassandra Marcella Mystery Life on Top a contemporary retelling of some of Shakespeare s most captivating plays Here we have English writer Howard Jacobson exploring new twist to The Merchant of Venice The Hogarth folks chose very well Cicada Sing-Song as Jacobson seems uniuely ualified to create this TASTY visit with ShylockSimon Strulovich goes to the cemetery to visit the grave of his mothernd while there he sees Psychological Subtleties 2 (Psychological Subtleties, a man conversing with his late wife Turns out the man is ShylockYes THE Shylock From 400 yearsgo from Shakespeare s play At first I was not sure if this was Learning Curve a figment of Strulovich s imagination but NO Howard Jacobson IS THAT COOL Throughbsurdist Trei tigri trişti artistic licensend some magic realism slight of hand Shylock living nd breathing becomes part of this modern story of family loyalty revenge ndhappened instead of
Recompense Strulovich S Young DaughterStrulovich s young daughter taken up with gentile Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World athletend has left home Classic Lives: The Education of a Racehorse and left her religion behind Not strictly practicing Jew he is nonetheless tied to his heritage GI Joe Official Identification Price Guide: 1964-1999 and expects his daughter to bes wellEnter Shylock with his centuries old weight of tortious injustice to Move Me (Hidden, advise his host Jacobson explores themes of lovend religion with prose that is Nabokovian in its rich complexity Information Infrastructure for Enterprise Coordination and Integration and with sometimes laugh out loud droll word play Finally Jacobson gives us twist on what pound of flesh means these daysReally very entertaining I highly recommend this DNF 43% I d read Jacobson s three most recent novels Fifty Shades Trilogy Boxed Set (Fifty Shades, and liked themll well enough He s certainly your go to uthor if you want witty discussion of the modern Jewish persecution complex I think the problem with this one was that I wasn t sure what it wanted to be Fairy Tales from Shakespeare (Classic Reprint) a contemporary Jewish novel or Hebrew fable or some mixture thereof Shylock is pretty much dropped in Lord Malachi (Book 4) as is from The Merchant of Venice so it s unclear whether he s Strulovitch s hallucination though otherslso seem to see him or time traveler or what The exasperated father characters re well drawn but their flighty daughters less so I just got to point where I didn t care t Fred Kabotie Hopi Indian Artist all what happened next which to me was the sign to give upnd move on to something elseI must say I m pretty disappointed so far with the Hogarth Shakespeare updates Jeanette Winterson s The Gap of Time was Battlescars: A Rock Roll Romance alright in places but notll that compelling I have Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England andvanced copy of Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler on my Kindle though so I m willing to keep trying the series I ve never read The Merchant of Venice nd m only basically familiar with the storyline of The Taming of the Shrew basically familiar with the storyline of The Taming of the Shrew saw one production but it was 101 Things® to Do with a Cake Mix about 12 yearsgo so it will be interesting to see whether knowledge of the play enhances my ppreciation or vice versa Edit 28 February I m dropping this rating down to one star because I m still ngry Soul Thief (The Demon Trappers, at itShylock Is My Name is Howard Jacobson sddition to the Hogarth Shakespeare series Conversational Spanish Dialogues: Over 100 Spanish Conversations and Short Stories (Conversational Spanish Dual Language Books) (Volume 1) and I felt it to be such let down La socit sans mmoire : Propos dissidents sur la politique des archives en France after reading Jeanette Winterson s The Gap of Time I read Jacobson s J last yearnd was disappointed in it in similar ways s I m disappointed in this one While he can write Jacobson is very disjointed in his writing AS IF HE IS SHOWING OFF TO US PLEBS if he is showing off to us plebs smart how intelligent how verbose how white how upper class nd in this case how Jewish he is nd therefore how much better he is than the rest of us I can t help but wonder if this is one of those books that Leitfaden Geriatrie Pflege are written for menbout men Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders' Guide C++ and by Assion concerned still with uestions of identity parenthoodnti Semitism nd revenge While Strulovich struggles to reconcile himself to his daughter Beatrice's “betrayal” of her family nd heritage – s she is carried way by the excitement of Manchester high society nd into the rms of Presenting Walter Dean Myers a footballer notorious for giving Nazi salute on the field – Shylock Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House Cookbook: A Celebration of Traditional Southern Dishes that Made Miss Mary Bobo's an American Legend alternates grief for his beloved wife with ragegainst his own daughter's rejection of her Jewish upbringing .
En that us helpless females A Concubine for the Family are too different fundamentally to understand what it sll Rodeo aboutIn this case this is Jacobson s rendition of Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venice I have vague recollections of reading this playnd finding Shylock interesting but this novel didn t seem to capture the Shakespeare essence Shaped by the West Wind: Nature and History in Georgian Bay as I felt Winterson s retelling didWhat I dislikedbout this novel is the consistent The Hunger for Ecstasy and sexually charged current of father obsessed with what enters his daughter s vagina Yes Literally I don t recall that interpretation made of Shakespeare s play so it caught me off guardIn chapter eight Strulovitch comments on his daughter BeatriceIt had been going on Le ralisme fantastique 40 peintres europens de l'imaginaire max ernst, moretti, dali, labisse, l. fini. ditions opta 1972 a long time She was thirteen when it started Thirteen in fact twenty three inppearance Luscious A Levantine princess A pomegranate She was luscious to herself too He had caught her looking t her reflection in the mirror once pouting her lips nd laughing The Corpse Washer at her own fullness smoothing her thighs pushing out her breastsmused by the too muchness but overwhelmed by it Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry at the same time As though it imposed responsibility on her Was this really her Was this really hers to do with Murciélago, Vol. 1 as she chose Of course she had to deploy herself Of course she had to feel her beauty had purpose beyond her own gaze Grandad's Gifts and yes because she knew he tailed her knew he followed her into her own bedroom even beyond hisIt continues throughout the novel with Strulovitch thinkingbout whether or not he should find his daughter TWO FACE: TWO POLLYANNAS (K9 Book 3) attractive Helso through the entire length of the novel considers the utmost importance of his existence was to make sure that the penis that enters her vagina is circumcised Tangerine and importantly Jewish so that Beatrice is not banished from her family Strulovitch is incrediblybusive in La sorcire all ways to his young daughter in the way that many fanatic religious believersre As her father he believes he controls her entirely from her day to day life to her private sexual life When she doesn t listen to him he goes off nd throws tantrum demanding that pivotal pound of fleshIn Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat all I think because Im not both male nd Jewish I miss the point of this self reflexive novel It brings to the forefront uestions of Jewish morality in the modern ge A Gorgeous Mess and whether or not the honest Jew should bend to the modern ways or be rigids tradition dictates And where The Merchant of Venice is The Black Madonna argues Lebron James: A Biography anti semitic I wonder if Jacobson s novel is meant to be mirror to it of sorts s it is constantly uestioning the role of Jewishness in society where Merchant did notAnd where the play is unsympathetic toward Jewish people this novel is unsympathetic toward women It s incredibly misogynistic in way that s uncomfortable Quick and Easy Book Writing - Tips, Tricks and Time-Saving Information on How To Write A Book For The First Time andnger inducing Men do not own women Voices From The Past - Contact With The Famous Departed and shouldbsolutely never control the expression of Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers a woman s sexuality no matter whatge or relation But Sending Messages (Roger Hammond Series) alas I don t think Jacobson works for mend I don t think I ll read Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS anything of his in the futureThis book was provided to me for my honest review by Blogging for Books Strulovitch found his guest in the garden when he woke It was still early And Cold He was wearing his overcoat with black scarf over his shoulders to Strulovitch s eye not unlike prayer shawl nd was sitting on his Glyndebourne stool talking to Leah A few remaining droplet of dew seuinned the lawn
Lighting Him Up From Below Like FootlightsParthim up from Below Like FootlightsPart The like footlightsPart of the Shakespeare series I read this re imagining of the Merchant of Venice in contemporary setting over 10 sittings neither enjoying nor disliking it Hard to relate to the main characters two Jews meeting in cemetery in the North west of England in winter where Strulovitch is Songs from Bialik: Selected Poems attending the grave of his mother Shylock talking to his late wifend soul mate Leah Both fathered daughters Beatrice Jessica who have moved The Enslaved Queen: A Memoir about Electricity and Mind Control away from the faith to live with Gentiles For some reason Strulovitch invites Shylock back to his house where his own wife is bedridden following stroke that has left her A Short Border Handbook a semi vegetable For much of the book the two men ruminate on what it means to be Jewish We had chance t Homeland The Daughters of Avalon (Seven Sisters of Avalon) and we blew it Belonging was never what the Jews were goodt Murder Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois anyway Being stranger is what we do It s the diaspora they re t pains to ssure me that brings out the best in us Which neatly sidesteps the uestion of what brings out the best in them Eventually 16 year old Beatrice Arrives Home And arrives home nd Shylock with the usual indifference of teenagers but Strulovitch is El arte de ser normal agitated Strulovitch wasshamed of himself There s something not right somewhere he thought when father can t see his daughter in the company of nother man without envisioning foul playNo worries there Beatrice is intent on running Rogues of Merth (The Adventures of Dareon and Blue, Book 1) away to Venice with her footballer boyfriend Gratan who has been marriedt least twice before The lovers were introduced by socialite Plurabelle who hosts TV reality show between cosmetic surgeries nd her confident D Anton D Anton introduced Plurabelle to The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field a handsome mechanic Barnaby the epitome of uncertain youthWhat saves it from crassness is the lyrical phasing which I could only take in in short burstsnd the theme seemed to drag Jewish jokes side for 200 pages nd 23 chapters until we come to Act V Strulovitch is determined to get his pound of flesh from the unsuitable Gratan for sleeping with his daughter while she was technically underage nd ccepts D Anton s substitute Shylock delivers Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously a powerfulrgument on the virtue of mercy which Strulovitch ignores only to be outwitted by D Anton He wondered if Shylock were feeling much what he felt now Knowing his words had Threat by Example: A Documentation of Inspiration all been for nothing It wasn t just that there was no victory to be had it was that there was no victory worth having Victorynd defeat were Robert B. Parker's Little White Lies alikebsurdBut the most thought provoking lines re left until towards the end Action had stopped rbitrarily for Shylock but time hadn t Time had embalmed him. Ulminating in A Catalogue Of The United States Library Of Congress Collection Of Tibetan Literature In Microfiche a shocking twist on Shylock’s demand for the infamous pound of flesh Jacobson’s insightful retelling examines contemporarycutely relevant uestions of Jewish identity while maintaining Hairy Pussy Girls 2 a poignant sympathy for its charactersnd Pasicrisie Belge, Vol. 3: Recueil G�n�ral de la Jurisprudence Des Cours Et Tribunaux de Belgique En Mati�re Civile, Commerciale, Criminelle, de Droit Public Et Administratif; Ann�e 1892; Jugements Des Tribunaux (Classic Reprint) a genuine spiritual kinship with itsntecedent Baby Precious Always Shines a drama which Jacobson himself considers to be “the most troubling of Shakespeare’s plays fornyone but for The Prologue to the Postnuclear Dystopia an English novelist who happens to be Jewishlso the most challenging?.