Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781382622

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Francophone Jewish Writers

Imagining Israel

First Edition

Lucille Cairns

Liverpool University Press

Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures LUP

  • This first book devoted to Franco-Jewish representations of Israel
  • The book appraises 44 different autobiographies, memoirs and novels published between 1965 and 2012 by 27 different authors, both male and female, covering the full cultural spectrum of Jews: Ashkenazim, Sephardim, and Mizrahim
  • Literary analysis is complemented by insights from colonial and postcolonial studies, Jewish studies, identity studies, conflict studies, history, journalism, philosophy, political science, psychoanalysis, and sociology