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What is Jewish in Jewish literature?

Aharon Appelfeld

What is Jewish in Jewish literature?

a symposium with Israeli writers Aharon Appelfeld and Yoav Elstein

by Aharon Appelfeld

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Published by Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Jewish authors -- Attitudes.,
  • Judaism and literature.,
  • Jews -- Identity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementmoderator, Sacvan Bercovitch.
    ContributionsElstein, Yoav., Bercovitch, Sacvan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN842 .A67 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1187737M
    LC Control Number94177711

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