THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Jonathan Safran Foer Literary Criticism

Everything Is Illuminated

A paper by Anna Hunter, of the University of Central Lancashire, looking at the role of cultural memory and the holocaust in this novel and Lily Brett's Too Many Men.
An essay by Jamie McCulloch of Fairleigh Dickinson University looking at the literary devices Foer employs in this novel to convey comedy and tradegy in his picaresque narrative and protagonist; McCulloch also discusses works by Martin Amis, Michael Chabon, Richard Russo, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Steve Tesich.