5 edition of Contemporary Jewish writing in Switzerland found in the catalog.
Contemporary Jewish writing in Switzerland
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Rafaël Newman.|
|Genre||Translations into English., Literary collections.|
|Series||Jewish writing in the contemporary world|
|Contributions||Newman, Rafaël Francis David Amadeus, 1964-|
|LC Classifications||PT3876.J48 C66 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||lxvi, 264 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||264|
|LC Control Number||2002018115|
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As a series, the books permit a broad examination of the international crosscurrents in Jewish thought and culture. "Contemporary Jewish Writing in Austria" presents a gathering of writers from several generations who have published a remarkable range of works in recent decades. Contemporary Jewish Writing in Canada brings together important and innovative works from modern Jewish writers living in Canada. This anthology presents a variety of male and female voices, both established and new, some translated from French or Yiddish.
Book description: Assessing the impact of fin-de-siècle Jewish culture on subsequent developments in literature and culture, this book is the first to consider the historical trajectory of Austrian-Jewish writing across the 20th century. It examines how Vienna, the city that stood at the center of Jewish life in Pages: Contemporary Jewish writing in Austria. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Contemporary Jewish writing in Austria. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / .
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Contemporary Jewish writing in Switzerland. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Rafaël Francis David Amadeus Newman. Aimed at a general readership and guided by the idea of constructing bridges across national cultures, this book maps for English-speaking readers the productivity and diversity of Jewish writers and writing that has marked a revitalization of Jewish culture in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, and Russia.4/5(1).
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By: Andrea Reiter. Sign Up Now. Synopsis This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years.
Beginning with the Pages: Devoted to collecting the finest Jewish writing from around the world, the Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World series consists of anthologies, by country, that are designed to present to the English-speaking world authors and works deserving international consideration.
Aimed at a general readership and guided by the idea of constructing bridges across national cultures, this book maps for English-speaking readers the productivity and diversity of Jewish writers and writing that has marked a revitalization of Jewish culture in France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland.
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The result is a diverse portrait of Jewish experience in Austria since the Second World War. Dagmar C. Lorenz has assembled an extraordinary roster of literary talents, ranging from authors born in the early decades of this century.
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The Swiss Jewish population is well organized and united. There is an umbrella organization of more than 23 different Jewish organizations and 17 Jewish communities - The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG/FSCI) - that provides a united front for Swiss Jewry. The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities was founded in to combat the prohibition against kosher slaughter.
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Thomas Nolden uses a wealth of biographical information to expound on his central thesis: the abrupt Reviews: 1.Switzerland has Europe's tenth-largest Jewish community, with ab Jews, roughly % of the population. About one-third of the Jewish community live in the Zürich metropolitan area. As ofthere are 38 synagogues in the country.
Of special note are Samuel Rawet, the father of modern Jewish writing in Brazil; Alberto Dines, a prominent public and literary figure in the s and s; and more recently acclaimed writers such as Cíntia g: Switzerland.