Modern Jewish Writers of France (Studies in French Literature v. 27)

Modern Jewish Writers of France (Studies in French Literature v. 27)

By: Pierre L. Horn (author)Hardback

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Included in this study are Jewish writers who are conscious of being Jewish and whose novels deal with themes and protagonists inspired by the characteristics of Jewish society. They have been selected for their literary or critical importance or interest in modern French letters.

Contents

A historical and literary overview to 1940; writers of the Holocaust; Romain Gary - lone rider; humour as survival - Claude Berri, Jacques Joffo, and Jacques Lanzmann; from wandering to assimilation - Marek Halter and Roger Ikor; Albert Cohen - between laughter and despair; Eastern Europe meets the West - Ashkenazic writer; out of north Africa - Sephardic writers.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773486935
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780773486935
  • ISBN10: 0773486933

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