Contemporary Jewish Writing in Brazil: An Anthology

Traduttore: Nelson H. Vieira
Curatore: Nelson H. Vieira
Anno: 2010
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 386 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
  • EAN: 9780803246621
pagabile con 18App pagabile con Carta del Docente

Articolo acquistabile con 18App e Carta del Docente

Approfitta delle promozioni attive su questo prodotto:

€ 42,40

€ 49,88

Risparmi € 7,48 (15%)

Venduto e spedito da IBS

42 punti Premium

Disponibile in 10 gg

Quantità:
Descrizione
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Brazil showcases a diverse range of modern Jewish writers from one of South America's most vibrant, multicultural communities. Brazil's population is largely Catholic; its Jewish population today numbers about 120,000 mostly upwardly mobile Jews living in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Porto Alegre. Brazilian Jewish writers often use the testimonial and fantastic modes of Latin American literature to expose anti-Semitism, explore the challenges and opportunities for the Jewish diaspora in South America, and reexamine historical and cultural connections to the Old World. This anthology features the work of such internationally recognized figures as Moacyr Scliar and Clarice Lispector, including two early stories by Lispector that have never before appeared in English translation. Of special note are Samuel Rawet, the father of modern Jewish writing in Brazil; Alberto Dines, a prominent public and literary figure in the 1970s and 1980s; and more recently acclaimed writers such as Cintia Moscovich.