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By Debora Cordeiro Rosa

ISBN-10: 0739172972

ISBN-13: 9780739172971

ISBN-10: 0739193015

ISBN-13: 9780739193013

The Jewish presence in Latin the US is a contemporary bankruptcy in Jewish background that has produced a outstanding physique of literature that provides voice to the attention-grabbing event of Jews in Latin American lands. This e-book explores the complexity of Jewish id in Latin the USA during the fictional Jewish characters of 5 novels written through Jewish authors from the Southern Cone: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It examines how trauma and reminiscence have profound results on shaping the identification of those Jewish characters who've to forge a brand new identification as they start to have interaction with the Latin American societies in their newly followed houses. the 1st 3 novels current tales narrated via the 1st iteration of immigrants who arrived in Latin American lands escaping pogroms in Russia, and the expanding persecution and anti-Semitism in Europe, within the a long time sooner than international conflict II. The fourth novel analyses the id conflicts skilled via a moment new release Latin American born Jew who questions his Jewish, questions of assimilation and integration in to his society. The final novel closes this examine with the existential quandary skilled by means of a wonderfully assimilated non-religious Jew, who enquires approximately his Jewishness and compares himself to different Jews round him.

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