TITLE

Ravelstein: Gentile Cultural Fetish and Jewish Soul

AUTHOR(S)
Jing Wu
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Saul Bellow Journal;Winter2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article explores how Greek culture fetish of Ravelstein, a character in the book "Ravelstein," by Saul Bellow, hides his homosexuality and helps him to justify the Greek concept of love and eros. It states that the character's fetish commodity reflects his absence from social relationships and bears cultural than individual significance. It mentions that his fetish of commodities shows his search for social status acknowledgment.
ACCESSION #
86450238

 

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