1st Edition

Post-war Jewish Women's Writing in French
Juives Francaises Ou Francaises Juives?

ISBN 9781906540401
Published March 14, 2011 by Routledge
257 Pages

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Book Description

This monograph identifies the key preoccupations of forty-five primary texts by Jewish women published between 1945 and 2007. These texts have the potential to contribute to both a collective memory for and a history of twentieth- and twenty-first-century French-speaking Jews.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. World War II: The Shoah and its Psycho-Memorial Legacies 2. Second Generation: The Transmission of Trauma 3. Nation/Deracination: Gendered Experiences of Diaspora and the French Republic 4. New Sites of Conflict: The Personal and the Political 5. Conclusion

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Lucille Cairns