Reconstructing Jewish identity in pre-and post-Holocaust literature and culture (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Reconstructing Jewish identity in pre-and post-Holocaust literature and culture

Author: Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pędich; Małgorzata Pakier
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, 2012.
Series: Warsaw studies in Jewish history and memory, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume aims to illuminate the issue of Jewish identity in the context of its pre-Holocaust European origins and post-Holocaust American and Israeli settings. Jewish experience and identity construction in Europe, America and Israel are presented through diverse perspectives: Merchant of Venice in the light of Levinas{u2019} ethics, Italian Jews in the 20th century, German-speaking Jewish authors in the Nazi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pędich; Małgorzata Pakier
ISBN: 9783631622292 3631622295
OCLC Number: 815384202
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Levinas Reads Shakespeare / Malgorzata Grzegorzewska --
The Fascist Burden. The Italian Jews in the 20th Century: Identities, Debates, Interpretations / Piotr Podemski --
Drama as a Political Code: Professor Mannheim at the Habima Theater, 1934 / Na'ama Sheffi --
18th c. Hasidic Thought and Contemporary Approaches to Language and Education / Hanna Komorowska --
Empty Spaces. Representations of Poland and the Poles in Professional Jewish Photography from Western Europe and the USA / Joanna Auron-Gorska --
Purity, Charity, Community: The Power of Kashrut in an Orthodox Jewish Neighborhood / Jody Myers --
Golem, Cyborg, Other: Jewish Feminism in Response to Ecological Degradation in a Cyberpunk Novel of Marge Piercy He, She and It / Justyna Sierakowska --
Jewish Self-Hate: The Phenomenon of Lily Bloom in Will Self's How The Dead Live / Zofia Janowska --
The Topography of the Self in Muriel Spark's The Mandelbaum Gate / Malgorzata Czajka --
The Holocaust and the Israeli-Arab Conflict in Israeli Culture 1950's-1970's / Liat Steir-Livny --
Recent Israeli Films: A New Option for a Different Israeli History.
Series Title: Warsaw studies in Jewish history and memory, v. 2.
Responsibility: Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pędich, Małgorzata Pakier (eds.).

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The volume aims to illuminate the issue of Jewish identity in the context of its pre-Holocaust European origins and post-Holocaust American and Israeli settings. Jewish experience and identity  Read more...

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