Abraham B. Yehoshua Critical Essays


(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Yehoshua, Abraham B. 1936–

An Israeli short story writer, playwright, and novelist, Yehoshua is gaining an increasingly wider reputation outside his country. The political and social realities of Israel form the background for much of his later work and particularly for his first full-length novel, The Lover. Many critics have praised his structural innovation. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 33-36, rev. ed.)