all ebooks in category: Jewish Literary Criticism (7)

«The Modern Jewish Canon: A Journey Through Language and Culture» by Ruth R. Wisse
English | ISBN: 9780743205771 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

What makes a great Jewish book? What makes a book "Jewish" in the first place? Ruth R. Wisse, one of the leading scholars in the …

Jews and Magic in Medici Florence: The Secret World of Benedetto Blanis
English | August 6th, 2011 | ISBN: 1442613335, 1442642254 | 366 pages | EPUB | 2.30 MB

In the seventeenth century, Florence was the splendid capital of the Medici Grand Dukedom of Tuscany. Meanwhile, the Jews in its tiny Ghetto struggled to …

Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights
English | May 11th, 2015 | ISBN: 1469621037, 1469645645 | 368 pages | EPUB | 4.53 MB

This first comprehensive biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1903-1981)—author of the 1958 national best-seller Only in America—illuminates a remarkable life intertwined …

Narratives from the Sephardic Atlantic: Blood and Faith
2016 | ISBN: 0253024013 | English | 192 pages | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Identity, family, and community unite three autobiographical texts by New World crypto-Jews, or descendants of Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity in 17th-century …

The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France
English | ISBN: 030017196X | 2016 | 376 pages | EPUB, PDF | 3 MB + 6 MB

A fascinating look into the life and work of controversial French novelist Irène Némirovsky Irène Némirovsky succeeded in creating a brilliant career as a novelist …

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The Phenomenon of Anne Frank
English | February 7th, 2018 | ISBN: 0253032199, 0253032202 | 152 pages | EPUB | 3.52 MB

"Everything you want to know about the Anne Frank phenomenon, about the perception and the effect of the text, whose writer became an icon, is …

A Tale of Love and Darkness
English | EPUB | 5.7 MB

Winner of the National Jewish Book AwardInternational Bestseller "[An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, …