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Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Lucille Cairns

Abstract

Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel explores autobiographies, memoirs, and novels written by French-language Jewish writers in order to get an idea of Francophone Jewish imaginings of Israel. Cairns contextualises her analysis of the texts in this book by drawing on social and political history as well as ideas of philosophy, journalism, psychoanalysis and sociology. The book foregrounds the differing emotional investments in Israel coming from both Francophone Jews physically situated in Israel and from diasporic Jews in France, thus investigating the ‘special’ Jewish relationship be ... More

Keywords: French and Francophone Studies, Jewish Studies, Literary Theory, Literary Criticism, European Literature, French Literature, Jewish Literature, Israel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382622
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lucille Cairns, author
Durham University