By Axel Stähler
Anglophone Jewish literature isn't really frequently numbered one of the new literatures in English. particularly, Jewish literary construction in English has conventionally been labeled as ‘hyphenated’ and has for that reason now not but been subjected as such to the scrutiny of students of literary or cultural heritage.
The selection of essays addresses this lack and initiates the scholarly exploration of transnational and transcultural Anglophone Jewish literature as one of many New English Literatures. with out trying to impose what would appear to be a inaccurate conceptual team spirit at the many-facetted box of Anglophone Jewish literature, the publication is predicated on a plurality of theoretical frameworks. Alert to the efficient friction among those discourses, which it goals to elicit, it confronts Jewish literary reports with postcolonial experiences, cultural reports, and different modern theoretical frameworks.
Featuring contributions from one of the best-known students within the fields of British and American Jewish literature, together with Bryan Cheyette and Emily Miller Budick, this assortment transcends borders of either countries and educational disciplines and takes into consideration cultural and historic affinities and ameliorations of the Anglophone diaspora that have contributed to the formation and improvement of the English-language section of Jewish literature.
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