Isabelle Hesse's The Politics of Jewishness in Contemporary World Literature: PDF

By Isabelle Hesse

ISBN-10: 1350044350

ISBN-13: 9781350044357

ISBN-10: 1474269338

ISBN-13: 9781474269339

studying quite a lot of novels from post-war Germany to Israeli, Palestinian and postcolonial writers, The Politics of Jewishness in modern global Literature is a finished exploration of fixing cultural perceptions of Jewishness in modern writing.

Examining how representations of Jewishness in modern fiction have wrestled with such issues because the Holocaust, Israeli-Palestinian kinfolk and Jewish diaspora stories, Isabelle Hesse demonstrates the 'colonial' flip taken by means of those representations because the founding of the Jewish kingdom. Following the dynamics of this flip, the publication demonstrates new methods of wondering bought rules approximately victimhood and tool in modern discussions of postcolonialism and international literature.

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