Studies in Contemporary Jewry, Volume XII : Volume XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts. (eBook, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Studies in Contemporary Jewry, Volume XII : Volume XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts.

Author: Ezra Mendelsohn
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:
This volume of this series deals with Jewish identity in literature. Particular attention is paid to changing national and popular myths, folk memory, and the historical consciousness of Jews in modern times.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ezra Mendelsohn
ISBN: 9780195354683 0195354680
OCLC Number: 466427948
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents: Contents; Symposium: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts; Dramatic History: Reflections on a Biblical Play by Ludwig Robert; Englishness and Extraterritoriality: British-Jewish Writing and Diaspora Culture; Jabotinsky as Playwright: New Texts, New Subtexts; Rabbis, Rebbes and Other Humanists: The Search for a Usable Past in Modern Yiddish Literature; Between Memory and Forgetfulness: The Janus Face of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky; The Frankist Novels of Isaac Bashevis Singer; Language as Fate: Reflections on Jewish Literature in America. The Grapes of Roth: "Diasporism" Between Portnoy and ShylockEssays; Autonomy and Its Discontents: The Austrian Jewish Congress Movement, 1917-1918; Jabotinsky's Use of National Myths in Political Struggles; Pageants of Sorrow, Celebration and Protest: The Public Culture of American Jews; Review Essays; Literary Representations of "the Jew"; The Perils of Translation: Isaac Bashevis Singer in English and Hebrew; Democracy in Israel: Proven Yet Precarious; "Fan.

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This volume of this series deals with Jewish identity in literature. Particular attention is paid to changing national and popular myths, folk memory, and the historical consciousness of Jews in modern times.

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