Rel 317. (Engl 317) Topics in Jewish Literature (4)

This course will explore the American and global contemporary Jewish experience through poetry, fiction and memoir.  We'll read Nobel prize-winners, American masters, Russian and Sephardic immigrants, and cutting-edge experimentalists.  Readings, films and guest speakers will offer provocative springboards from which to discuss ethnic literatures, Jewish responses to the Holocaust, tradition and assimilation, gender roles, Jewish literature itself, and what it means to be a Jew in the contemporary world.  May be repeated for credit as title varies.  

Requirement: 

(HU)

Instructor: 

Setton

Availability: 

Unavailable

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