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Jews and Jewishness in British children's literature

Author: Madelyn J Travis
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
Series: Children's literature and culture, 94.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a period of ongoing debate about faith, identity, migration and culture, this timely study explores the often politicised nature of constructions of one of Britain's longest standing minority communities. Representations in children's literature influenced by the impact of the Enlightenment, the Empire, the Holocaust and 9/11 reveal an ongoing concern with establishing, maintaining or problematising the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madelyn J Travis
ISBN: 9780415630863 041563086X
OCLC Number: 827848802
Description: xxi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Moneylenders and Misers: the Eighteenth Century to the Second World War --
"Conversion" to Englishness: Refugees and Belonging --
The Hyphen Problem: British-Jewish Identity --
Mother, Monster, Mensch: Jews and Gender --
"Good Jews" or "Bad Jews"?: The Jewish Question Revisited --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Children's literature and culture, 94.
Responsibility: Madelyn J. Travis.

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Examining the ways in which questions of identity, belonging and exclusion have been explored in British children's literature in relation to Jews, this book demonstrates how literature for young  Read more...
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'An original and significant addition to understanding of the interaction of British culture with the Jews and "Jews."' - Professor David Feldman, author of Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations and Read more...

 
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