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The Infrahuman
The Infrahuman (August 2018)
Animality in Modern Jewish Literature
Noam Pines - Author

Argues that Jewish writers used depictions of Jews as animals to question prevalent notions of Jewish identity.

The Infrahuman
explores a little-known aspect in major works of Jewish literature from the period preceding World War II, in which Jewish writers in German, Hebrew, and Yiddish employed figures of animals in pejorative depictions of Jews and Jewish identity. Such depictions are disturbing because they sometimes rival...(Read More)
 
 
Writing in Witness
Writing in Witness (July 2018)
A Holocaust Reader
Eric J. Sundquist - Editor

FINALIST- 2019 National Jewish Book Award in the Anthologies and Collections Category, presented by the Jewish Book Council

Silver Winner - 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Anthologies category

A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.

Writing in Witness
is a broad survey of the most important writing about the...(Read More)
 
 
College Bound
College Bound (November 2017)
The Pursuit of Education in Jewish American Literature, 1896-1944
Dan Shiffman - Author

Argues that first- and second-generation Jewish American writers had an ambivalent relationship with educational success.

Jewish American immigrants and their children have been stereotyped as exceptional educational achievers, with attendance at prestigious universities leading directly to professional success. In College Bound, Dan Shiffman uses literary accounts to show that American Jews’ relationship wi...(Read More)
 
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