Strangers At Home

Strangers At Home

by Lynn M. Gunzberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520078403

ISBN-13: 9780520078406

Pub. Date: 12/01/1992

Publisher: University of California Press


Using popular literature as a window on Italian society and its values, Lynn Gunzberg explores the representation of Jews in novels and poetry written by non-Jews from the beginning of the Risorgimento in the early 1800s to the enactment of the Fascist racial laws in 1938. She shows how the literature of that period contradicts the popular belief that

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Using popular literature as a window on Italian society and its values, Lynn Gunzberg explores the representation of Jews in novels and poetry written by non-Jews from the beginning of the Risorgimento in the early 1800s to the enactment of the Fascist racial laws in 1938. She shows how the literature of that period contradicts the popular belief that anti-Semitism simply did not exist in Italy until late in the Fascist period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520078406
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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