Index
in Howard Jacobson

Index

A Thousand and One Nights 127
Scheherazade 127
Abell, Stephen 24
Abraham 188
academy, the 8, 14, 190, 198
Ackroyd, Peter 8
Adair, Tom 15
Adams, Tim 15
Adelaide Literary Festival 71, 72
Aeschylus 171
Prometheus Bound 171
Akedah 188
Alberge, Dalya 26
Alderman, Naomi 201, 203n1
The Power 203n1
allegory 7576, 94, 168, 178
Allen, Woody 3, 12, 165, 167, 168
Zelig 165, 167
Amis, Kingsley 26, 40, 46, 80n4, 118
Lucky Jim 80n4
Amis, Martin 7, 8, 14, 19, 193n11
Anderson, Clive 83n27, 97
Anderson, Hephzibah 15
androgyny 103, 106
Anna Karenina 118
Anthony, Andrew 2223
Arendt, Hannah 178, 196n32
Astaire, Fred 175
Atwood, Margaret 195n26, 197n40
Hagseed 197n40
The Handmaid’s Tale 195n26
Augustine, St. 60
The Confessions of St Augustine 60
Auslander, Shalom 12, 138, 156, 193n15, 194n19, 202
Austen, J. Edward 140n18
Austen, Jane 2, 39, 111, 129, 140n18, 140n21, 141, 142, 167, 192n3
Emma 192n3
Mansfield Park 111
Edmund Bertram 111
Fanny Price 48, 111
Henry Crawford 111
Australia 1, 3, 4, 24, 33, 58, 59, 60, 61, 64, 70, 71, 81, 82, 86, 140, 142
autofiction 67
Baddiel, David 26, 27
Baileys Prize 203n1
Bainbridge, Beryl 27, 38n12
Bakhtin, Mikhail 41, 98, 100
Rabelais and His World 98
Ballard, J.G. 8
Banville, John 37n4
The Sea 37n4
Barber, Lynn 2021, 38n10, 193n11
Barker, Pat 8
Barnes, Julian 8
Bataille, Georges 28, 117
Erotism 117
Bate, Jonathan 19
Battersby, Eileen 17, 19, 26
Baudelaire, Charles 89
Baxter, Holly 18
Bellow, Saul 18, 25, 68, 81n10, 141, 154, 201, 202
The Adventures of Augie March 141
Herzog 81n10
Bent, Simon 36n1
Bentley, Nick 37n6
Berger, John 195n31
Bergson, Henri 12
Berryman, John 110, 115, 139n12
The Dream Songs 110, 115
Bible, the 31, 33, 157, 169
Exodus 158
Genesis 28, 33, 138n1
Bild, Aída 170
biographical fallacy 2425
Black Prince 118
Blacker, Terence 22
Blake, William 72
blood libel 32, 196n33
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 5
Borges, Jorge Luis 171
Botticelli, Sandro 120
‘The Birth of Venus’ 120
Boucher, François 121
Boxall, Peter 37n6
Boyagoda, Randy, 20
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement 163
Boylan, Roger 23, 39, 144
Boyne, John 69
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas 69
Bradbury, Malcolm 3, 40, 80n4
The History Man 80n4
Brand, Jo 98, 139n8
Brand, Russell 8586
Breitbart News Network 77
Brontë, Charlotte 68
Jane Eyre 48, 67
Helen Burns 48
Brontë country 135
Brontës, the 51
Brooker, Charlie 63
Brown, Martha 52
Brown, Phil 15
Buckley, Will 15
Burgess, Anthony 200
Butler, Judith 196n32
Byatt, A.S. 8
Byron, Lord George Gordon 89, 118
Bywater, Michael 17, 26, 84
Cain 2, 4, 82, 8896, 137, 138, 139
Callil, Carmen 143
Cambridge, University of 2, 3, 34, 39, 4447, 59, 63, 74, 81n11, 144, 150, 152, 192n2
campus comedy 2, 11, 3940, 46, 80
canon, the 5, 30, 47, 48, 51, 58, 60, 65, 68, 83n31, 89, 96, 155, 171, 188, 192, 196n31
carnivalesque, the 4142, 9899
Carpenter, Humphrey 17, 18, 40
Carter, Angela 8
cartomancy 127, 131
cartoons 15455, 159
castration 103, 147, 186, 193n8
celebrity culture 7, 34, 60, 163, 19091, 197n48
Chabon, Michael 1112
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay 11
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union 12
Chapman Brothers 29
Cheshire 189, 197n48
Chevalier, Tracey 197n40
New Boy 197n40
Cheyette, Bryan 11, 17, 19, 20, 23, 84, 138n2, 157, 174, 200
Chicago, University of 80n9, 158
childlessness 85
Childs, Peter 37n6
Christianity 33, 164, 19192
Churchill, Caryl 32
Seven Jewish Children: A Play for Gaza 32, 38n15
Churchwell, Sarah 25
circumcision 14647, 166, 169, 18586, 19091, 193n8, 197n43
Claeys, Gregory 195n25
Clark, Alex 1920, 109
Clifford’s Tower 179
Clinton, Bill 74
Coe, Jonathan 8, 14
Coen brothers 82n20
Cohen, Frank 193
Cohen, Leonard 1
Coleman, Terry 81n13
comic theory 42, 80n2
comics 154, 158
conceptual art 29
confessional fiction 24, 5960, 95
Connor, Steven 37n6
Cooke, Rachel 27
Corbyn, Jeremy 32, 76
Cornwall 82n19, 135, 195n24
Costa Prize 203n1
Crace, Jim 8
Craven, Peter 2324, 40
Cronenberg, David 167
The Fly 167
Crystal, Billy 167
Cummins, Anthony 16
de Sade, Marquis 28, 56
de Yong, Jenny 87
Deacon, Lois 81n13
Derbyshire, Jonathan 15
dialogism 13, 18, 36, 100, 171
Demjanjuk, John 183
Dickens, Charles 11, 16, 34, 59, 83n31, 117, 141, 180, 200
Great Expectations 48, 117
Little Dorrit 83n31
Little Dorrit 48
Disraeli, Benjamin 180
Docx, Edward 15
Dolezal, Rachel 166
doppelgänger 90, 184
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor 39
Dr Doom 158
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 151
Drabble, Margaret 8
du Maurier, George 62
Trilby 62
Svengali 62
Duchovny, David 167
dystopian fiction 7, 12, 28, 96, 17173, 181, 195n25, 195n26
Eichmann, Adolf 178
Eliot, T.S. 67, 174
The Four Quartets 67
Englishness 58, 144, 150, 152, 200
ethnicity 14, 27, 35, 48, 52, 69, 190
Fantastic Four, the 158
Farage, Nigel 75
Finkielkraut, Alain 156
The Imaginary Jew 156
Firth, Colin 167
Fitzgerald, Ross 82n22
Fitzgerald, Scott F. 129
The Great Gatsby 129
focalisation 24, 98, 105, 128, 129
flâneurs 190
Foer, Jonathan Safran 202
Ford, Ford Madox 6
John Dowell 6
Forster, E.M. 8586
Fowles, John 8
Frank, Anne 69, 193n15, 194n16
Franks, Alan 26
Freud, Sigmund 47, 59, 93, 147, 159, 169, 193n8
‘Fetishism’ 159
Totem and Taboo 193n8
Gallant, Hannah 13
Galloway, Janice 8
Gasiorek, Andrzej 1112, 37, 194n17
Gaskell, Elizabeth 68
German Democratic Republic 181
gerontophilia 64, 148
Gershwin, George 197n46
ghetto, the 50, 156
Gibbons, Katie 20
Gide, André 120
The Immoralist 120
Gilbert and George 29
Gilbert, Ruth 9, 38n9, 85, 194n21, 195n25, 200, 201
Gilbert, Sophie 37n5, 83n30
Gilman, Sander 164
Gloucestershire 150
Goldblum, Jeff 167
‘Golden Triangle’ 189, 191, 197n48
golem 90, 185
Gopnik, Adam 202
Goya, Francisco 158
graphic novel, the 158
see also cartoons; comics
Grant, Linda 201
Gray, Simon 44, 46
Grayling, A.C. 26, 27
Greenaway, Peter 140n16
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover 140n16
Greenham, David 192n3
Greer, Germaine 22, 33
Greuze, Jean-Baptiste 121
Gross, John 19091
Groucho Club, 81n14
Grylls, Bear 76
Guston, Philip 29, 162, 194n20
gymnophobia 106
Hall, Sarah 8
Halperin, David 87
Hamburg 105
Hammett, Dashiell 68
Sam Spade 67
Hampstead 40, 80n4
Hancock, Tony 31
Hardy, Thomas 2, 3, 11, 28, 4958, 81
A Pair of Blue Eyes 57
Elfride Swancourt 57
Henry Knight 57
Stephen Smith 57
Far From the Madding Crowd 53
Bathsheba Everdene 57
Gabriel Oak 53
William Boldwood 57
Jude the Obscure 57
Sue Bridehead 57
Jude Fawley 57
Richard Phillotson 57
The Mayor of Casterbridge 57
Donald Farfrae 57
Michael Henchard 57
Lucetta Templeman 57
The Return of the Native 53
Diggory Venn 53
Tess of the d’Urbervilles 56
Angel Clare 56
Tess Durbeyfield 118
The Woodlanders 53
Harrison-Kahan, Lori 143
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 96, 196n31
The Scarlet Letter 96, 196n31
Heller, Joseph 16, 80n1, 80n3, 86, 89, 94, 104, 154, 181
Catch-22 16, 80n1
God Knows 89, 94
Good As Gold 80n3
Hemingway, Ernest 129
Herman, David 19, 23, 26, 144
Heym, Stefan 89
The King David Report 89
Hickling, Alfred 26
Hirst, Damien 29
Hitchcock, Alfred 147, 171
Psycho 147
The Birds 171
Hoffman, Dustin 167
Hollinghurst, Alan 8
Holmes, Jason 20
Hope, Anthony 62
Hughes, Robert 33
Hughes, Ted 51
Humphries, Barry 33
Ilse, She Wolf of the SS 159
Inglis, Fred 1
intertextuality 28, 35, 58, 65, 68, 149, 15456, 17172, 188, 19596n31
intifada 163
Isaac 188
Ishiguro, Kazuo 8
Israel 1, 7, 11, 1314, 3132, 52, 164, 173, 17576, 180, 194
Ivanovitch, Alex 15
Jacobson, Dan 89, 174
The Rape of Tamar 89
The God-Fearer 174
Jacobson, Howard
The Act of Love 67, 10, 15, 27, 28, 29, 30, 70, 11626, 140n15, 140n16, 173, 203
Coming From Behind 2, 3, 10, 11, 17, 40, 4250, 5960, 63, 74, 80, 82, 117, 141, 145, 193
The Finkler Question 2, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 23, 27, 38, 41, 65, 86, 16270, 173, 189, 196n35, 197n47, 198, 203
In the Land of Oz 34, 5, 23, 44, 50, 51, 58, 70, 81n16, 81n17
J 7, 12, 28, 96, 170, 17182, 203, 203n1
Kalooki Nights 5, 6, 7, 9, 1113, 15, 17, 26, 27, 30, 38n9, 69, 117, 148, 15462, 173, 175, 192n5, 193n14, 193n15, 200, 203
Live a Little 6, 8, 10, 15, 18, 20, 36, 12638, 202, 203
The Making of Henry 6, 10, 17, 38n6, 51, 58, 63, 10916, 117, 136, 145, 173, 200, 201,
The Mighty Walzer 56, 9, 10, 11, 15, 19, 103, 14554, 186, 193n9, 193n10, 193n11, 200, 203
No More Mr Nice Guy 5, 10, 15, 17, 23, 36, 70, 87, 97103, 104, 111, 115, 117, 141
‘The Ogre of Downing Street’ 83n29
Peeping Tom 3, 9, 11, 26, 30, 38n6, 4960, 63, 69, 74, 82n19, 85, 107, 115, 117, 119, 135, 137, 140n15, 203
Pussy: A Novel 78, 35, 7479, 83n30, 83n31, 88, 94, 97
Redback 34, 5, 10, 17, 23, 38n6, 5864, 70, 81n16, 82n19, 87, 137, 142
Roots Schmoots: Journeys Among Jews 4, 9, 11, 28, 32, 145, 189, 195n27, 201
Seriously Funny: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime 4, 5, 28, 32, 36, 41, 65, 82n25, 131, 139n8, 140n21, 142
Shakespeare’s Magnanimity [with Wilbur Sanders] 2, 182
Shylock is My Name 7, 13, 15, 17, 19, 28, 29, 30, 18292, 196n36, 196n38, 197n41,197n42, 197n43, 197n46, 196n47, 197n48, 200
The Very Model of a Man 4, 14, 28, 30, 51, 64, 82n20, 8797, 137, 138n1,139n4, 147, 203
Whatever It Is, I Don’t Like It 2, 15, 30
When Will the Jews Be Forgiven for the Holocaust? 174
Who’s Sorry Now? 6, 10, 15, 17, 19, 20, 26, 30, 51, 74, 103109, 115, 117, 203
Zoo Time 7, 16, 20, 24, 30, 34, 35, 50, 61, 6473, 82n20, 122, 136, 137
anti-pastoral in 35, 42, 51, 58, 61, 69, 81n11, 87, 89, 92, 97, 137, 185
antisemitism in 3, 7, 1314, 31, 3233, 35, 46, 67, 96, 146, 16364, 16976, 18086, 18990, 196n35
foetor Judaicus 186, 189
see also Judeophobia
(semi-)autobiographical fiction of 3, 5, 2325, 64, 81n16, 82n19, 87, 97, 103, 139n4, 146, 154
characterisation in 1819
comedy in 36, 913, 22, 35, 3985, 8789, 9799, 110, 14243, 170, 195n27, 19899
as critic 2730
critical reception of 827
Holocaust, the, in 2, 6, 7, 9, 1112, 19, 3032, 35, 38n9, 69, 136, 141, 14546, 15362, 166, 168, 17184, 193, 195
denial 32, 181
fetishisation of, 7, 38n9, 136, 156, 159, 162, 181
see also Nazi, genocide
Jewishness in 11, 13, 31, 3336, 68, 14147, 14986, 18897, 199203
as journalist 1, 2, 3031, 81
literary politics in 42, 4748, 51, 58, 6365, 6872, 74, 80n4, 80n7, 110, 192
Manchester in 5, 6, 23, 24, 34, 39, 47, 62, 140n17, 143, 144, 145, 150, 153, 154, 156, 193n16, 198200, 202
‘imaginary’ 200
as marginal writer 8, 198
masochism in 6, 44, 56, 60, 78, 85, 93, 109, 117, 118, 139n6, 188
metafiction in 7, 6364, 119, 142, 151, 171
and misanthropy 2, 2223, 31, 56, 79
mortality in 7, 35, 36, 41, 84, 87, 109, 112, 115, 126, 133, 134, 136
plot in 1618, 63
as public intellectual 2, 3235, 79
satire in 3, 6, 7, 42, 44, 58, 59, 61, 63, 65, 68, 72, 7479, 81n10, 88, 99, 110, 147, 151, 152, 158, 159, 162, 167, 181, 183, 186, 190, 191, 194n17, 194n21, 195n29
self-satire 19, 34, 39, 70, 99, 129, 144, 149, 151, 157
self-reflexivity in 7, 12, 63, 68, 69, 82n20, 126, 162, 185
sexuality/sexual politics in 1, 2, 3, 67, 910, 13, 2022, 35, 4245, 47, 49, 5261, 6366, 6971, 74, 84140, 149, 16568, 186, 190
cross-dressing/transvestism 131, 134
effeminacy 103, 11011, 130, 132
emasculinisation 44, 99, 111, 122, 134, 136, 147
heteronormativity 84, 102, 105, 115, 132, 134, 138
homoeroticism 57, 79, 84, 86, 101103, 106, 115, 122
homophobia 77, 79, 81n15, 104, 107108
homosocial desire 58, 81n15, 11516, 165
hypermasculinity 84, 97, 104
masculinity/men 9, 35, 84140, 153
misogyny 1920, 56, 80, 100, 149
queerness 8487, 105109, 11215, 12022, 126, 13036
as transatlantic Jewish writer 1113, 15456, 159, 162, 200203
unreliable narration in 6, 36, 55, 59, 63, 68, 123
voyeurism in 52, 5657, 93, 125, 159
James, Clive 33
James, David 37n6
James, Henry 39, 61, 67, 80n9
The Portrait of a Lady 80n9
Isabel Archer 80n9
‘Jerusalem’ 48
Jesus Christ 33, 92, 188, 191
Jews
American 68, 15455, 175, 201
British 5, 6, 7, 68, 156, 201
English 23, 48, 145, 155, 16061, 179
European 156, 160
and the covenant with God 139n6
Jewish
American fiction/novel/novelists 13, 18, 30, 34, 49, 68, 82n26, 202203
British
art 29, 197n47
fiction/novel/writing 5, 9, 11, 13, 14, 82n26, 200201
fiction/novel/novelists 2, 5, 6, 7, 37n3, 49, 58, 200203
identity 2, 3, 7, 12, 13, 35, 69, 80n6, 80n9; 14197
see also Jewishness
names 45, 178
otherness 3, 150, 16465, 181
protagonists 6, 23, 38n6, 49, 51, 62, 66, 81n10, 116, 202
self-hatred 37n3, 141, 162, 164, 168, 189
Jewishness 13, 33, 34, 35, 36, 68, 14197
see also Jewish, identity
Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize 5
Johnson, Boris 75
Johnson, Samuel 74
Rasselas 2, 74
Jolson, Al 197n46
Judas Iscariot 32
Judeophobia 186, 189
Jungle Book 102
Kafka, Franz 19, 25, 68, 163, 189
‘The Burrow’ 25
‘Metamorphosis’ 16364, 189
Gregor Samsa 163, 167
Joseph K 67
Karpf, Anne 194n22
Kaufman, Charlie 82n23
Being John Malkovich 82n23
Keates, Jonathan 26
Keats, John 72
Kelman, James 8
Kennedy, A.L. 8
Kirsch, Adam 23
Kirsch, Jonathan 1415
Kline, Kevin 167
Koch, Ilse 159
Krigstein, Bernard 159
‘Master Race’ 159
Kristallnacht 17879
Kubrick, Stanley 81n14
Kunzru, Hari 8
Kureishi, Hanif 8
Labour Party 32
Lacan, Jacques 93, 139n5
LaCapra, Dominic 1213
Larkin, Philip 171
Lawrence, D.H. 2, 47, 49, 59, 63, 80n5, 84, 113, 117
Women in Love 39, 84, 86
Lea, Daniel 37n6
Leavis, F.R./Leavisite 1, 28, 34, 41, 4449, 63, 74, 80n5, 80n6, 80n7, 83n29, 113, 144, 145, 192n2
Leavis (née Roth), Queenie 47, 48
Lebanon War 11
Lebrecht, Norman 26, 80n6
Lee, Stewart 63
Lego 129
Lermontov, Mikhail 83n31
A Hero of Our Time 84n31
Lewinskygate 74
Lewis, Sinclair 195n30
It Can’t Happen Here 195n30
Lezard, Nicholas 15, 27, 142, 202
Likud Party 32
Lipman, Maureen 36n1
literary establishment 14, 47, 48, 65
literary theory 3, 133, 138, 140n22
Lively, Adam 17, 19
Lodge, David 3, 40, 80n4
Changing Places 3, 80n4
Loudon, Mary 1516
Louvish, Simon 82n26
Your Monkey’s Schmuck 82n26
Lowry, L.S. 29, 199
McCarthy, Tom 8, 195n31
McCartney, Paul 128
‘Eleanor Rigby’ 128
McEwan, Ian 8
McGregor, Jon 8
MacKillop, Ian 44, 46
Madame Bovary 118
‘Madchester’ music scene 199
Madden, Chris 1213
Maimonides 166
Malamud, Bernard 18, 68, 81n10, 154, 162, 201, 203
A New Life 81n10
The Assistant 162
God’s Grace 68
Mamet, David 3334, 86
Man Booker Prize 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2627, 37n4, 41, 65, 82n22, 143, 171, 198, 201, 203n1
Man Booker Prize, International 143
Mann, Thomas 68
Felix Krull 67
Mantel, Hilary 8
marginality 48, 88, 120, 190, 201
Martin, Tim 183
Marvel Comics 158
Marx Brothers 82n26
Monkey Business 82n26
Marx, Groucho 82n21, 167
Marx, Karl 62
Mason, James 81n14
Matisse, Henri 29
May, Theresa 180
Meccano 129
Mendelson, Charlotte 203n1
When We Were Bad 203n1
Melville, Herman 172
Moby Dick 28, 172, 195n26, 196n31
Merritt, Stephanie 24
Miller, Arthur 162
Focus 162
Miller, Henry 88
The Tropic of Capricorn 88
Milton, John 91, 169
Paradise Lost 91, 93, 169
Mitchell, David 7
Mitchell, Margaret 68
Gone With the Wind 68
Scarlett O’Hara 67
Molly Bloom 118
Montefiore, Simon Sebag 32
Moorhouse, Frank 140n20
Morrison, Jago 37n6
Mossad 183
Mowgli 102
Muir, Frank 40, 142
Mullan, John 17
Murdoch, Iris 82n22
Nabokov, Vladimir 55
Lolita 55, 81n14, 125
Humbert Humbert 5455, 64, 81n14, 125
Nazi 156, 158, 162, 175
death camps 161, 168, 179
Auschwitz 156, 16061, 194n19
Bergen-Belsen (concentration camp) 153
Treblinka 183
genocide 6, 32, 153, 160, 174, 178
see also Holocaust
Germany 179, 182
hunter 174
persecution of the Jews 31, 89, 152, 161
propaganda 152, 163
racial theory 152, 164
terminology 184
Neptune 118
Nesbo, Jo 197n40
Macbeth 197n40
Netanyahu, Benjamin 32
Newark 193n1
Nivea 129
Nixon, Richard 74
Norman, Matthew 23, 139n13
nouveau roman 119
Nunez, Elizabeth 13
Prospero’s Daughter 13
Nuremberg rallies 77
Nye, Robert 26
O’Brien, James 33, 3940, 45, 89, 144
Odyssey, The 159
Penelope 159
Orange Prize 201, 203n1
Orwell, George 177
1984 177
Ozick, Cynthia 172
‘The Shawl’ 172
Partington 62
Pavarotti, Luciano 1
Pearson, Allison 192n1
Pennines, the 199
Phillips, Caryl 8
philosemitism 16466, 186, 190
phrenology 129
Picasso, Pablo 129
Pinter, Harold 86, 201
Pitt, Brad 167
Plath, Sylvia 162
‘Daddy’ 162
Posner, Michael 142
postcolonialism 14, 28, 38n13
postmodernism 14, 25, 28, 65
Pound, Ezra 174
Prager, Emily 162, 168
Eve’s Tattoo 162, 168
Proulx, Annie 81n18
The Shipping News 81n18
Beaufield Nutbeem 81n18
Putin, Vladimir 75
Pynchon, Thomas 81n18, 195n31
Gravity’s Rainbow 81n18
Tyrone Slothrop 81n18
queer theory 58, 87, 113, 140n22
Rabelais, François 16, 41, 68, 98, 99
Raphael, Frederic 162
Lindmann 162
realism 12, 68, 80n4,
Rennison, Nick 14, 37n6
Renno, Georg 11, 38n8, 160
Rich, Frank 97
Richler, Noah 16
Robbe-Grillet, Alain 119, 140n15
Jealousy 140n15
The Voyeur 140n15
Robbins, Bruce 10
Robson, Leo 16
Rosen, Norma 160
Rosenthal, Jack 200
Rosenthal, Tom 192n2
Rosten, Leo 79n1
The Education of Hyman Kaplan 79n1
Roth, Philip 3, 5, 18, 25, 34, 3536, 38n11, 52, 63, 6670, 74, 75, 76, 80n9, 81n10, 9798, 103, 117, 133, 137, 139n14, 14258, 162, 170, 171, 173, 17576, 18386, 192, 192ns1, 2, 3, 193ns 6, 9, 13, 14, 15, 194n20, 195n30, 197n43, 198, 201202
The Anatomy Lesson 70
The Breast 194n20
The Counterlife 38n11, 52, 137, 150, 156, 17576, 183, 193n9, 194n20, 197n43
Jimmy Ben-Joseph 175
Mordecai Lippman 175
Deception 66
Everyman 133
The Facts 80n9, 158
The Ghost Writer 69, 193n15
The Great American Novel 63
Operation Shylock 17576, 18384
Moishe Pipik 176
Our Gang 74
The Plot against America 173, 195n30
Portnoy’s Complaint 66, 67, 142, 14650, 15253, 170, 185, 193n6
Alexander Portnoy 67, 82n24, 14850, 152, 155, 170,
Sophie Portnoy 14647
Sabbath’s Theater 5, 36, 9798, 103, 137, 139n14
Drenka Balich 98, 103, 137
Mickey Sabbath 9798, 103
Zuckerman Bound 67, 70
Zuckerman Unbound 67, 171
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques 60
The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau 60
Royal Academy 129
‘Sensation’ exhibition 129, 130
Rubens, Bernice 11
Rumbelow, Helen 17
Ruritania 62
Rushdie, Salman 8, 194n18
Midnight’s Children 194n18
Russell, Lord Edward 159
The Scourge of the Swastika 159
Saatchi, Charles 153, 193n12
Sabu 101102
St. Aubyn, Edward 197n40
Dunbar 197n40
St. John’s Wood 110
St. Trinian’s School films 149
Salinger, J.D. 193n7
The Catcher in the Rye 193n7
Sanders, Wilbur 2, 40, 84, 182
Sandler, Adam 167
Sandler, Rosalin 59, 87
Sarraute, Natalie 119
Saussure, Ferdinand de 163
Schama, Simon 32
‘schlemiel’, the 151, 178
Schön, Erhard 131
Schwimmer, David 167
Scott, Jeremy 37n6
Searle, Ronald 149
Second World War 156, 157, 160, 179
Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky 58
Segal, Francesca 203n1
The Innocents 203n1
Seinfeld, Jerry 167
Self, Will 8, 203n1
Umbrella 203n1
Serota, Nicholas 29, 38n14
Shakespeare, William 2, 7, 25, 27, 28, 39, 40, 77, 83n31, 84, 98, 139n7, 157, 171, 182, 18391
Antony and Cleopatra 2, 105
The Comedy of Errors 183
Coriolanus 2, 77,
Hamlet 2, 157, 158, 159, 183, 196n36
Hamlet 118
2 Henry IV 171
King Lear 183, 197n6
Macbeth 2, 197n40
The Merchant of Venice 2, 28, 18391
Much Ado About Nothing 196n37
Othello 55, 183, 196n37, 197n40
The Taming of the Shrew 197n40
The Tempest 13, 197n40
Twelfth Night 2, 97, 183
Malvolio 1967n39
The Winter’s Tale 197n40
Sharpe, Tom 3, 26, 40
Porterhouse Blue 3
‘shaygets’, the 15053, 185
Shelley, Mary 91
Frankenstein 91
Shelley, Percy Bysshe 171
‘Prometheus Unbound’ 171
‘shiksa’, the 48, 80n9, 146, 158
Shin Bet 183
Shropshire 119
Simon, Paul 128
‘Slip Sliding Away’ 128
Sinclair, Clive 11, 13
Sinclair, Iain 8
Smith, Ali 7, 8, 27, 38n12
Smith, Zadie 7, 8, 170
The Autograph Man 170
Snow, C.P. 83n29
Soho 54, 104106, 109
Solomon, Solomon J. 192
‘Love’s First Lesson’ 192
Souster, Tim 15, 192n1
Span magazine 148
Springer, Jerry 167
Stähler, Axel 11, 13, 200, 201
Steiner, George 16061, 174, 177, 195n28
‘Cake’ 195n28
In Bluebeard’s Castle 177, 195n28
The Portage to San Cristobal of A.H. 174
Stiller, Ben 167
Stockport County 197n48
Stonehenge 56
Stoppard, Tom 94
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead 94
Story of O 119
Sir Stephen 119
Superman 193n14
Susann, Jacqueline 66
Sutherland, John 7, 17, 37n4
Swift, Graham 8
Swift, Jonathan 74, 79
Gulliver’s Travels 79
Sydney, University of 38n13, 81n16, 82n19
Syed, Matthew 27
table tennis (ping pong) 2, 56, 15053
Tait, Theo 16, 24
Tarzan 197n42
Taylor, D.J. 37n6
Thatcher years, the 46, 80n4
Thief of Baghdad, The 102
Thompson, Sam 23, 25, 3637n2, 13940n14
Thurber, James 80n1
Better to Have Loafed and Lost 80n1
Tolstoy, Leo 39
Tom Jones 74
Tonight Show, the 66
Top Hat 175
trauma theory 1213, 14
Tremain, Rose 8
Trevor, William 27
triangulation 113
Tristram Shandy 74
Trotsky, Leon 62
Trump, Donald 2, 7, 7379, 83n30
Turner, J.M. 72
Turner Prize 29, 33, 38n14
Twitter 76, 77, 178, 180
Tyler, Anne 197n40
Vinegar Girl 197n40
Updike, John 25
Ustinov, Peter 54, 81n14
Valman, Nadia 910, 153, 200
Vice, Sue 11, 200, 201
‘victim envy’ 166, 168, 170, 193n15, 194n22
Victorian art 33
Victorian fiction/novelists 57, 68, 132
Virgin Mary 92
Voltaire 74
Candide 8, 74
Von Hindenburg, Paul 140n19
Walker, J.K.L. 202
Wallace Collection 29, 121
Walsh, John 26, 195n24
Walter, Natasha 201
Walton, James 15
wandering Jew 51, 91, 185
Waters, Sarah 8
Waugh, Evelyn 26, 46
Weimar Republic 140n19
Weismuller, Johnny 197n42
Weiss, Peter 56
Marat/Sade 56
Welles, Orson 171
Chimes at Midnight 171
Welsh, Irving 8
Wesker, Arnold 183
Whitbread Prize 27
Whitman, Walt 88
Wilkomirski, Binjamin 166
Willesden 194n23
Williamson, Dave 141
Wilson, Jonathan 162
The Hiding Room 62
Wilson, Tony 199
Winterson, Jeanette 8, 197n40
The Gap of Time 197n40
Witcombe, Mike 12
Wolverhampton Polytechnic 2, 39, 82n19
Wood, James 16, 18
Woolf, Michael 10
Wuthering Heights 51
Heathcliff 51
Yad Vashem 175
Yiddish 15, 89, 101, 149, 152, 169, 176, 193n10
Young British Artists 29
Zionism 7, 3132

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