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 on my website Anglo-Jewish Literature of the Twentieth Century or on this more informal site, J Lit from an Anglo Angle. There is also […]
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Samuel Beckett is “the greatest writer of our time.”
We should be more interested in ourselves as English Jews. ENGLISH . . . JEWS. In the normal daily way of things, of course, we have no choice but to be interested in ourselves as English Jews – it’s as English Jews we live our lives – but it embarrasses us to say so, out […]
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.
Link to Conference Information From the English at Reading Blog “A unique workshop entitled ‘Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain’. Hosted by the Pears Institute at Birkbeck College, University of London, the workshop comprised three panels (two on literature, one on film and television) that covered subjects ranging from the importance of Hendon in contemporary British-Jewish […]
“For the British-born novelist and long-standing American citizen Jonathan Wilson, “A Jew can never really be English” without “the abnegation of a certain aspect of your personality.” http://www.jbooks.com/interviews/index/IP_Weber_English.htm http://ase.tufts.edu/english/faculty/wilson.asp
No Brits on her list.