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The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction, Hardback Book

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction Hardback

Edited by David Brauner, Axel Staehler

Description

Provides critical overviews of the main writers and key themes of Anglophone Jewish fiction.

This spell binding Companion highlights the wealth of diversity in this field, identifying and exploring key themes including immigration, Diaspora, the Holocaust, Judaism, assimilation, anti Semitism and Zionism.

Each expert contributor analyses one of the main trends in Anglophone Jewish fiction and situates it in historical context.

Anglophone Jewish fiction is discussed in relation to theoretical frameworks and areas of study including transatlanticism, transnationalism and globalisation; ethnicity and multiculturalism; post colonial studies, feminist studies and queer studies.

The 31 essays are by contributors including Vicki Aarons (Trinity University, Texas), Eitan Bar Yosef (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva), Valentine Cunningham (Corpus Christi, Oxford), Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading), Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University), Ira Nadel (University of British Columbia), Beate Neumeier (University of Cologne) and Aranzazu Usandizaga (University of Barcelona). Highlights the rich diversity of the field and identifies its key themes, including immigration, Diaspora, the Holocaust, Judaism, assimilation and anti Semitism Zionism.

It analyses the main trends in Anglophone Jewish fiction and situates them in historical context; discusses the place of Anglophone Jewish fiction in relation to:transatlanticism, transnationalism and globalisation; ethnicity and multiculturalism; post colonial studies, feminist studies and queer studies and the 29 essays are by contributors including Vicki Aarons (Trinity University, Texas), Efraim Sicher (Ben Gurion University, Sasha Senderovich (Princeton), Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading), Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University), Ruth Gilbert (University of Winchester), Beate Neumeier (University of Cologne), Sandra Singer (University of Guelph).

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9780748646159

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