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Beyond Marginality
Anglo-Jewish Literature After the Holocaust
Beyond Marginality
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Efraim Sicher - Author
SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture
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Hardcover - 235 pages
Release Date: November 1985
ISBN10: 0-87395-976-0
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-976-6

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Paperback - 235 pages
Release Date: November 1985
ISBN10: 0-87395-975-2
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-975-9

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Summary

In a unique study of Anglo-Jewish writers in the post-war period, Dr. Sicher traces through their works the story of the rise of the Jewish community from slum poverty to suburban affluence. This period is one of crucial social change in Britain. At the same time, Dr. Sicher raises serious questions about the modern writer's cultural and ethnic identity. In this process, Dr. Sicher advances the thesis that, under the impetus of the Holocaust, the more traditional conflict between Jewish roots and assimilation has been succeeded by a reassessment of identity and morality. Dr. Sicher's perspective on this particular period of literature is a highly original one and it should provoke creative reconsideration of other contexts and times as well.

After having studied and taught at Oxford University, Dr. Sicher now teaches at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His publications include studies in Russian, comparative literature, and a book on the prose style of Issak Babel. He is also a poet.


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