Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History

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"Throws new light on a wide range of modern and contemporary writers - some at the heart of the canon, others more marginal - to explore the power and limitations of the diasporic imagination after the Second World War. Moving from early responses to the death camps and decolonisation, through internationally prominent literature after the Second World War, the book culminates in fresh engagements with contemporary Jewish, post-ethnic and postcolonial writers. Cheyette regards many of the 20th- and 21st-century luminaries ...

Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History 2014, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300093186

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