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286. Jewish American Literature Goes Global

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Beacon D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: Miriam Jaffe-Foger, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. "'To the World and Back': Saul Bellow's Fiction in the Light of James Atlas's A Biography and Benjamin Taylor's Letters," Gustavo Sánchez Canales, Univ. of Madrid

2. "Kashua's Complaint: Arab Minority Writing in Israel," David Hadar, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem

3. "Into the World and Back Again: Philip Roth's American Pastoral and the Situation of the Jewish Writer in a Global Context," Andy Connolly, Pace Univ., New York

Responding: Laurence D. Roth, Susquehanna Univ.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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