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The Jewish self-portrait in European and American literature

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Published by Niemeyer in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews in literature -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hans Jürgen Schrader, Elliott M. Simon, Charlotte Wardi.
    SeriesConditio Judaica,, 15
    ContributionsSchrader, Hans Jürgen., Simon, Elliott M., Wardi, Charlotte.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.3.J4 J495 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL620321M
    ISBN 103484651156
    LC Control Number96218889


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[The Jewish Self-Portrait in European and American Literature.] Ed. by Schrader, Hans-Jürgen / Simon, Elliott M. / Wardi, Charlotte Series: Conditio Judaica   The articles in this collection originated from an international symposium at the University of Haifa and centre around a major topic in German, European and American literature, i.e.

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