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The Writer Uprooted: Contemporary Jewish Exile Literature
The Writer Uprooted: Contemporary Jewish Exile Literature, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. 254 pp. $19.95. Though not overtly indicated by its broad title,Expand
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"On the verge of a long-craved intimacy": Distance and Proximity Between Jewish and Arab Identities in A.B. Yehoshua's The Liberated Bride
It isn’t just that, over thousands of years, Jews have lived with fluid and elusive and contradictory identities, they’ve positively thrived on them. They have been poster children for what JohnExpand
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Art Spiegelman: Conversations, and: Backing into Forward: A Memoir (review)
Vol. 29, No. 2 ♦ 2011 Kotek’s consistently urgent plea establishes itself with the graphic vocabulary ( Jews as vampires, Nazis, etc.) entrenched in a Christian Judeophobic tradition. Propaganda inExpand
A Poetics of Trauma: The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch by Ilana Szobel (review)
A POETICS OF TRAUMA: THE WORK OF DAHLIA RAVIKOVITCH By Ilana Szobel. Waltham: Brandeis UP, 2013. xx + 177 pp.Dahlia Ravikovitch's (1936-2005) oeuvre, while made available only in recent years toExpand
Jewish Topographies: Visions of Space, Traditions of Place (review)
Jewish Topographies: Visions of Space, Traditions of Place, edited by Julia Brauch, Anna Lipphardt, and Alexandra Nocke. Aldershot, Hampshire and Burlington, VR: Ashgate, 2008. 365 pp. $99.95. InExpand
Masters, Slaves, and the Implacable Deity of the Wilderness in Simone Zelitch’s Moses in Sinai
Every Jewish child, brought up with even a modicum of Jewish literacy, learns through the Passover liturgy that the Jews were condemned to wander the desert for forty years. In this tradition, theExpand
In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination (review)
In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination, by Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. 192 pp. $35.00. Ostensibly, Gil Z. Hochberg's richlyExpand
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