Strangers at home : Jews in the Italian literary imagination (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Strangers at home : Jews in the Italian literary imagination

Author: Lynn M Gunzberg
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the image of the Jews in Italian popular literature written from the early 1800s to 1938. The popular tradition assigned to the Jews a prescribed social role that they could abandon only by giving up their Jewishness. Analyzes the stereotyped, negative image of the Jew and the ghetto in the 19th-century writings of Carlo Varese, the poet Giuseppe G. Belli, Antonio Bresciani (e.g. in his novel "L'Ebreo di  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn M Gunzberg
ISBN: 0520078403 9780520078406
OCLC Number: 25025798
Description: xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lynn M. Gunzberg.
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Explores the representation of Jews in novels and poetry written by non-Jews from the beginning of the Risorgimento in the early 1800s to the enactment of the Fascist racial laws in 1938. This title  Read more...

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