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Contemporary Jewish Writing in Europe

A Guide (Jewish Literature and Culture)

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European studies,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Jewish,
  • Continental European,
  • 20th century,
  • Europe,
  • European literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jewish authors,
  • Jewish literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVivian Liska (Editor), Thomas Nolden (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10228852M
    ISBN 100253348757
    ISBN 109780253348753

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