Canadian Writer Who Represents a Canadian Perspective: Mordecai Richler

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Canadian Writer Who Represents a Canadian Perspective: Mordecai Richler
The following paper looks at Mordecai Richler, a Canadian fiction writer whose work represents both a Canadian perspective and also a critique of the dominant perspectives one finds in Canada. Ultimately, the perspective that Richler advances is that of a Canadian-born Jewish man raised during the middle third of the last century – when the Holocaust was either not far in the past or even grimly unfolding. Although Richler’s most legendary characters –
Duddy
Kravitz
and Jake
Hersh
– are works of fiction, they are also characters that embody the flinty toughness of Montreal’s Jewish community in an age when the relationship between The Jews and the Waspish enclaves of...
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