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

Bryan Cheyette

In this fascinating and erudite book, Bryan Cheyette 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 decolonization, 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 twentieth- and twenty-first-century luminaries he examines—among them Hannah Arendt, Anita Desai, Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Primo Levi, Caryl Phillips, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie,...


2014   320 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300093186  $55.00 tx
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Eruv
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Eruv
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Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition
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Arcadian America
The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition
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Selected Poems
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Panaesthetics
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Trans-Atlantyk
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Selected Poems
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The Beecher Sisters
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The Danube
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Lillian Hellman
An Imperious Life
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My Bondage and My Freedom
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Through a Screen Darkly
Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad
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Reading Dante
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Yale French Studies, Number 124
Walter Benjamin’s Hypothetical French Trauerspiel
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