Utopia and Dystopia Conference July 2015 The Promised Land: Utopia and Dystopia in Contemporary British-Jewish Culture One-Day Conference, Thursday 23 July Open University Regional Centre, Camden, London The conference is hosted and funded by the Postcolonial Literatures Research Group of the Open University, with additional support from the British Jewish Contemporary Culture research network, Bangor […]
One-Day Conference, Thursday 23 July Open University Regional Centre, Camden, London The conference is hosted and funded by the Postcolonial Literatures Research Group of the Open University, with additional support from the British Jewish Contemporary Culture research network, Bangor University and the University of Winchester. Judaism can be seen as a utopian religion: the Promised […]
I am working on a study of Anglo-Jewish drama and in the coming years, as I find some new material about my topic in particular or about Anglo(British)-Jewish Literature in general, I will post it here or on the more informal site, J Lit from an Anglo Angle. There is also a Twitter feed and […]
Jewish Writers of The Twentieth Century Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century is both a comprehensive reference resource and a springboard for further study. This volume: examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Tristan Tzara, Eugene Ionesco, […]
From David Brauner in Post-War Jewish Fiction For some Judaism is an innate, inalienable property, for others a learned tradition; for some, a belief system, for others a cultural construct; for some a race, for others a religion; for some a nationality, for others a sensibility; for some a historical legacy, for others a metaphysical state.
A recording of the whole day of the conference at Birkbeck College, September 11, 2013. http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2013/09/writing-jews-in-contemporary-britain/ Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain The workshop’s emphasis is on new and innovative work being undertaken in the field and is intended to provide a forum for presenting and analysing the most recent critical and theoretical approaches to British-Jewish […]