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The Jew in the Text Modernity and the Construction of Identity

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Ethnic Groups In Literature,
  • Special Subjects In Art,
  • Criticism,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Antisemitism in literature,
  • Identity,
  • Jews,
  • Jews in literature

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLinda Nochlin (Editor), Tamar Garb (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7653217M
ISBN 100500016674
ISBN 109780500016671

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