Bibliography (Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition)
Craniford, Ada. Fiction and Fact in Mordecai Richler’s Novels. Lewiston, Me.: Edwin Mellon Press, 1992. An examination of literary sources and influences on Richler. Discusses Jewish and Gentile aspects of the novel.
Darling, Michael, ed. Perspectives on Mordecai Richler. Toronto: ECW Press, 1986. Discusses themes and images that recur in Richler’s work. Presents different critical views on the character and moral values in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.
Davison, Arnold E. Mordecai Richler. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1983. Portrays Duddy as a shallow chaser of the American Dream. Compares his loyalty to family with his rejection of Yvette. A revealing psychological study.
Powe, Bruce W. A Climate Charged: Essays on Canadian Writing, 1984.
Ramraj, Victor J. Mordecai Richler. Boston: Twayne, 1983. Discusses the ambivalent vision that is the core of the themes and characters in Richler’s fiction. Analyzes use of episodic structure and humor in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.
Richler, Mordecai. The Street: A Memoir. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1971. Presents the autobiographical counterpart to many of the characters and scenes in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, including St. Urbain Street and...
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