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My Name Is Asher Lev Asher Lev Is A Ladover Hasid Who Keeps Kosher, Prays Three Times A Day And Believes In The Ribbono Shel Olom, The Master Of The Universe Asher Lev Is An Artist Who Is Compulsively Driven To Render The World He Sees And Feels Even When It Leads Him To Blasphemy In This Stirring And Often Visionary Novel, Chaim Potok Traces Asher S Passage Between These Two Identities, The One Consecrated To God, The Other Subject Only To The Imagination.Asher Lev Grows Up In A Cloistered Hasidic Community In Postwar Brooklyn, A World Suffused By Ritual And Revolving Around A Charismatic Rebbe But In Time His Gift Threatens To Estrange Him From That World And The Parents He Adores As It Follows His Struggle, My Name Is Asher Lev Becomes A Luminous Portrait Of The Artist, By Turns Heartbreaking And Exultant, A Modern Classic.


10 thoughts on “My Name Is Asher Lev

  1. says:

    Chaim Potok is a brilliant author who refuses to write a page turning book I can t tell you how many bad books I have finished hoping for a Potok esque finishmoving depth that justifies the slow pace of his books This was a book I had a hard time finishing It was too easily put down and, to be truthful, I didn t even like this book until about 3 4 of the way into it Now, I emphatically say that it is one of the best books I have ever read.There is so much to say about this b...


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    Powerful This is the story of a Hasidic Jew who is a gifted painter, a talent not approved of among orthodox Jews His life becomes a struggle between his father who tries to stir him away from the arts totraditionally accepted hobbies all the while trying to understand him and his need to draw to express himself I could sympathize with all the characters in the book his father for trying to hold onto his religious convictions without dominance but love, his mother for trying to love Powerful This is the story of a Hasidic Jew who is a gifted painter, a talent not approved of among orthodox Jews His life becomes a struggle between his father who tries to s...


  3. says:

    devo dire che un libro scritto molto bene non so se l autore, Chaim Potok, abbia seguito il consiglio di Cechov di scrivere soltanto quando si freddi come il ghiaccio, perch qui e l trapelano punte di nostalgia scottante, bollori e schegge arroventate di rivalsa personale Ma gli ebrei scrivono sempre per espiare colpe come in un inferno, mai trionfalmente Non quello che propriamente si potrebbe considerare un romanzo, con una trama vera e propria, ma una specie di autobiografia artist devo dire che un libro scritto molto bene non so se l autore, Chaim Potok, abbia seguito il consiglio di Cechov di scrivere soltanto quando si freddi come il ghiaccio, perch qui e l trapelano punte di nostalgia scottante, bollori e schegge arroventate di rivalsa personale Ma gli ebrei scrivono sempre per espiare colpe come in un inferno, mai trionfalmente Non quello che propriamente si potrebbe considerare un romanzo, con una trama vera e propria, ma una specie di autobiografia artistica fittizia con tanto di anelito e di ostacolo Numerose sono le frasi a uso dei giovani artisti presenti Asher Lev si scontra con una tradizione, quella del suo popolo, per rimanere fedele a un altra tradizione occidentale, quella della pittura e dei suoi soggetti Questo lo spunto drammatico che ci ...


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    I ve heard good things about Potok s Chosen and it sounds like that s his book that most people have read I enjoyed his style here and I suspect I ll pick up The Chosen to read later Content Theme Before commenting on anything else, I need to comment on the theme and content of the book This book is deeply entrenched in the Jewish culture and has many references that are likely very commonplace to those in the Jewish culture, but were very foreign to me I got the general meaning of most th I ve heard good things about Potok s Chosen and it sounds like that s his book that most pe...


  5. says:

    Dice Chaim PotokNoi abbiamo sempre raccontato storie, fin dall inizio della nostra specie le storie sono il modo grazie al quale diamo un significato alla nostra vita La tensione fra l individuo solo che aspira alla propria realizzazione e la comunit proprio l argomento delle storie moderne, diversamente da quanto avveniva in passato La vita non semplice cos le storie non sono semplici, la vita tragica cos le storie sono tragiche, la vita piena di domande difficili cos le s Dice Chaim PotokNoi abbiamo sempre raccontato storie, fin dall inizio della nostra specie le storie sono il modo grazie al quale diamo un significato alla nostra vita La tensione f...


  6. says:

    A tragically gripping, page turning work of total genius I hate to even review it because it was that good and maybe just five stars would be better than me blubbering about it I was completely engrossed and almost read 3 4ths of it one night, but stopped abruptly to have the novel follow me around the house and in my bag for another week because I didn t want to be through with it I came back to it and finished it in one sitting Some books change your life, some books are your life Diffe A tragically gripping, page turning work of total genius I hate to even review it because it was that good and maybe ...


  7. says:

    I hated to finish this book, because I loved it so much.It is the story of a Hasidic Jewish boy who loves to draw and paint and has the ability to become a great artist, but his father hates his obsession with art because he thinks it is from the Other Side and is evil.I loved how this story drew me into the daily life of this young boy, his family and his struggle to become who he was meant to be I, too, had a gift for drawing and know how devastating it is to be not only not encouraged, but a I hated to finish this book, because I loved it so much.It is the story of a Hasidic Jewish boy who loves to draw and paint and has the ability to become a great artist, but his father h...


  8. says:

    Questo un libro sostanzioso, ricco di temi interessanti affrontati con delicatezza I temi principali sono il rapporto genitori figli, il crescere in una famiglia religiosa e opprimente, la ricerca della propria identit che non riesce ad emergere perch soffocata dall ambiente circostante si parla della lotta interiore nata dal voler perseguire una pass...


  9. says:

    My name is Asher Lev est un bildungsroman bien r ussi dont le protagoniste est un jeune newyorkais n dans une famille hassidique du groupe loubavitch L hassidisme est un mouvement juda que int griste et Kabbalistique fond e du dix huiti me si cle en Pologne Les membres vivent en communaut s s par es des chr tiens Ils suivent le code vestimentaire juda que moyen geux Les hommes portent des papillotes et les femmes mari es portent des perruques Vus de l ext rieure le but des Hasidim semble My name is Asher Lev est un bildungsroman bien r ussi dont le protagoniste est un jeune newyorkais n dans une famille hassidique du groupe loubavitch L hassidisme est un mouvement juda que int griste et Kabbalistique fond e du dix huiti me si cle en Pologne Les membres vivent en communaut s s par es des chr tiens Ils suivent le code vestimentaire juda q...


  10. says:

    Let me preface this review by stating that I have little basis for identifying with many characters in the book I am not Jewish, was not raised in a religious community, did not see my community nearly exterminated during the worst conflict in the 20th century, and couldn t draw a properly proportioned stick figure to save my life In spite of all of these obstacles I found this book both challenging and emotionally compelling.This book raises many questions what does it mean to be an artist Let me preface this review by stating that I have little basis for identifying with many characters in the book I am not Jewish, was not raised in a religious community, did not see my community nearly exterminated during the worst conflict in the 20th century, and couldn t draw a properly proportioned stick figure to save my life In spite of all of these obstacles I found this book both challenging and emotionally compelling.This book raises many questions what does it mean to be an artist What does it mean to be a Jew Can the two be reconciled Can someone meet the responsibilities of being an artist an...


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