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Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon

Essays on Literature and Culture in Honor of Ruth R. Wisse

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674025851

Publication Date: 01/15/2009

Short

750 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 halftones; 5 line illustrations

Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies

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Justin Daniel Cammy is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Smith College.

Dara Horn is the author of the novels In the Image and The World to Come.

Alyssa Quint is Professor of Jewish Literature, Princeton University.

Rachel Rubinstein is Jeremiah Kaplan Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish-American Literature and Culture, Hampshire College.

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