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by Marjorie Agosin

eBook Passion, Memory and Identity: Twentieth-Century Latin American Jewish Women Writers (Jewish Latin America Series) ePub
Author: Marjorie Agosin
Language: English
ISBN: 082632049X
ISBN13: 978-0826320490
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (May 1, 1999)
Pages: 261
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.9
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Passion, Memory and Identity book. It came about as an attempt to define the cultural experience of Jewish Latin American women writers, as well as their relationship with their various countries.

Passion, Memory and Identity book. Included are Ilan Stavans and Magdalena Maiz-Pea writing on Mexico, David This collection of essays, written by a distinguished group of literary critics, explores the Jewish woman's experience in Latin America.

As a whole, these challenging essays ask what Jewish identity is in Latin America and how it changes throughout history.

Latin America has been a refuge for Jews fleeing persecution from 1492, when Sepharad Jews were expelled from Spain, until well into the twentieth century, when European Jews sought sanctuary there from the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust. This anthology gathers fifteen essays by historians, creative writers, artists, literary scholars, anthropologists, and social scientists who collectively tell the story of Jewish life in Latin America. As a whole, these challenging essays ask what Jewish identity is in Latin America and how it changes throughout history.

It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international success of the style known as magical realism.

Agosín, Marjorie; Horan, Elizabeth Rosa. Uploaded by sf-loadersive. org on June 18, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Vibrant Jewish communities have deep roots in countries such as Argentina, Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile-though members of these communities have at times experienced the pain of being "the other," ostracized by Christian society and even tortured by military governments.

As Marjorie Agosín notes, the role of memory for the writers included in this volume is a central theme. Passion, Memory, and Identity Jewish Latin America. The majority of them are daughters of Sephardic or Ashkenazi immigrants, many of whom fled the Holocaust. They write openly about their identity and their hybrid condition as Jews in predominantly Catholic countries, an issue that has not, until recently, been addressed with candor. 161. Авторские права.

Jewish Latin American Studies Jews and Jewish Identities in Latin America .

Jewish Latin American Studies Jews and Jewish Identities in Latin America: Historical, Cultural, and Literary Perspectives. PreviousOn a Clear April Morning: A Jewish Journey. Jews and Jewish Identities in Latin America: Historical, Cultural, and Literary Perspectives. Part 2: the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: the emergence of new jewish religious identities, and the creation of singular interactions between jews and non-jews. Part 4: from jewish writers in latin america to latin america in israeli contemporary literature.

In Agosín, Marjorie, ed. Passion, Memory and Identity: Twentieth-Century Latin American Jewish Women Writers. Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. Jewish Women's Archive

In Agosín, Marjorie, ed. Albuquerque: 1999, 85–113. This article deals directly with Jewish hermeneutics in relation to Lispector’s works, specifically, the novel, The Passion According to GH. The article also contains biographical data about the Jewish context of her life and family. Also explored are the spiritual and the linguistic bases of her writing. Jewish Women's Archive.

This collection of articles on Latin American Jews comprises a wide range of subjects, including comparative analyses of Latin American Jewry from the perspective of. .Introduction: The Jewish Communities of Latin America.

This collection of articles on Latin American Jews comprises a wide range of subjects, including comparative analyses of Latin American Jewry from the perspective of globalization and transnationalism, monographic studies on religious identities, interactions between Jews and non-Jews, multiple dimensions of Zionism, and literary criticism. Based on an international conference organized by the University of Sao Paulo, the Dahan Center in Bar Ilan University, and the Academic College in Ashkelon, this volume contributes a new approach to Latin American Jewish Studies.

Recent papers in Latin American Jewish Literature

Recent papers in Latin American Jewish Literature. Twenty-five years ago, Ilan Stavans published his first book, Imagining Columbus: The Literary Voyage (1993).

This collection of essays, written by a distinguished group of literary critics, explores the Jewish woman's experience in Latin America. It came about as an attempt to define the cultural experience of Jewish Latin American women writers, as well as their relationship with their various countries. Included are Ilan Stavans and Magdalena Maiz-Peña writing on Mexico, David William Foster on Argentina, Regina Igel and Nelson Vieira on Brazil, Elizabeth Ross Horan on Chile and Uruguay, Joan Friedman on Venezuela, and Ruth Behar, Ester Shapiro Rok, and Rosa Lowinger on Cuba.

As Marjorie Agosín notes, the role of memory for the writers included in this volume is a central theme. The majority of them are daughters of Sephardic or Ashkenazi immigrants, many of whom fled the Holocaust. They write openly about their identity and their hybrid condition as Jews in predominantly Catholic countries, an issue that has not, until recently, been addressed with candor.

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