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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century

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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century
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Now available in paperback for the first time, Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century is both a comprehensive reference resource and a springboard for further study. This volume: examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Tristan Tzara, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Arthur Miller, Saul Bellow, Nadine Gordimer, and Woody Allen contains introductory essays on Jewish-American writing, Holocaust literature and memoirs, Yiddish writing, and Anglo-Jewish literature provides a chronology of twentieth-century Jewish writers. Compiled by expert contributors, this book contains over 330 entries on individual authors, each consisting of a biography, a list of selected publications, a scholarly essay on their work and suggestions for further reading.

Author Biography

Sorrel Kerbel is an independent scholar who has taught English Literature at the University of Port Elizabeth and taught a "creative reading" circle in London that studied the work of Jewish writers.
Release date Australia
March 29th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Sorrel Kerbel
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
702
ISBN-13
9780415876414
Product ID
3719838

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