6 edition of Imagining the child in modern Jewish fiction found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index.
|Statement||Naomi B. Sokoloff.|
|Series||Johns Hopkins Jewish studies|
|LC Classifications||PN842 .S6 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 234 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||91045940|
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IMAGINING THE CHILD IN MODERN JEWISH FICTION. By Naomi B. Sokoloff. Johns Hopkins Jewish Studies. xiv + Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Cloth, $ In this original and thought-provoking book Naomi Sokoloff examines the "discourse of childhood" in modem Jewish literature. She analyzes the.
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Naomi Sokoloff, professor of Hebrew and modern Jewish literature at the University of Washington in Seattle, received her Ph.D.
from Princeton is the author of Imagining the Child in Modern Jewish Fiction and co-editor of Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature, Infant Tongues: The Voice of the Child in Literature, Traditions and. Her publications include Imagining the Child in Modern Jewish Fiction (Johns Hopkins University Press, ) and a number of edited volumes: Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature (The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ); Infant Tongues: The Voice of the Child in Literature (Wayne State University Press, ); Israel.
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My publications include Imagining the Child in Modern Jewish Fiction (Johns Hopkins University Press, ) and a number of edited volumes: Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature (The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ); Infant Tongues: The Voice of the Child in Literature (Wayne State University Press, ); Israel.
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