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Publisher Description

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' ethics, Italian Jews in the 20th century, German-speaking Jewish authors in the Nazi 1930s, the Hassidic culture of learning, the representation of contemporary Poland in Jewish photography, Jewish life in America in a kashrut observing Orthodox neighbourhood, Kaballah in feminist cyberpunk fiction by Marge Piercy, constructing Jewish identity in British fiction in novels by Will Self and Muriel Spark, and Israeli films focusing on ethical solutions to political problems.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2012
October 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
184
Pages
PUBLISHER
Peter Lang AG
SELLER
Peter Lang AG
SIZE
1.6
MB

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