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Jewish American and Holocaust Literature

Representation in the Postmodern World (S U N Y Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture)

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Jewish,
  • American literature,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • Jewish authors,
  • American - General,
  • United States,
  • Holocaust,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and the war

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan L. Berger (Editor), Gloria L. Cronin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803271M
    ISBN 100791462102
    ISBN 109780791462102


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