I have just published some short reviews of feamle Jewish graphic literature writers. Check them out on my book blog, Writing About Reading. The posts are about Rutu Modan’s The Property, her latest novel, Exit Wounds, her first full-length work and a collection of short pieces, Jamiliti and Other Stories, and one post about Vanessa […]
The Promised Land: Utopia and Dystopia in Contemporary British-Jewish Culture.
So the author Stefan Zweig and Charles Steinmetz, the hunchbacked dwarf mathematician, were walking through Vienna at the end of the 19th century. As they passed a synagogue Zweig said, “I used to be a Jew,” to which Steinmetz replied, “I used to be a hunchback.” Read artilce here in the wonderful new on-line literary journal […]
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, […]
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 […]
No Brits on her list.