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Product Description: In Imagining the Kibbutz, Ranen Omer-Sherman explores the literary and cinematic representations of the socialist experiment that became history’s most successfully sustained communal enterprise. Inspired in part by the kibbutz movement’s recent commemoration of its centennial, this study responds to a significant gap in scholarship...read more

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9780271065571 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, April 13, 2015, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In Imagining the Kibbutz, Ranen Omer-Sherman explores the literary and cinematic representations of the socialist experiment that became history’s most successfully sustained communal enterprise.

Paperback:

9780415118095, titled "The Languages of the World" | Revised edition (Routledge, January 1, 1995), cover price $24.95 | also contains The Languages of the World | About this edition: Presents brief descriptions of the world's language families and their major subdivisions, and the describes important individual, national, and tribal languages

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Product Description: In the 1970s and 1980s Jewish cartoonists such as Will Eisner were some of the first artists to use the graphic novel as a way to explore their ethnicity. Although similar to their pop culture counterpart, the comic book, graphic novels presented weightier subject matter in more expensive packaging, which appealed to an adult audience and gained them credibility as a genre...read more
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9780813543673 | Rutgers Univ Pr, December 30, 2008, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In the 1970s and 1980s Jewish cartoonists such as Will Eisner were some of the first artists to use the graphic novel as a way to explore their ethnicity.

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Product Description: Israel in Exile is a bold exploration of how the ancient desert of Exodusand Numbers, as archetypal site of human liberation, forms a templatefor modern political identities, radical scepticism, and questioning ofofficial narratives of the nation that appear in the works of contemporaryIsraeli authors including David Grossman, Shulamith Hareven, andAmos Oz, as well as diasporic writers such as Edmund Jabes andSimone Zelitch...read more

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9780252030437 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 17, 2006, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Israel in Exile is a bold exploration of how the ancient desert of Exodusand Numbers, as archetypal site of human liberation, forms a templatefor modern political identities, radical scepticism, and questioning ofofficial narratives of the nation that appear in the works of contemporaryIsraeli authors including David Grossman, Shulamith Hareven, andAmos Oz, as well as diasporic writers such as Edmund Jabes andSimone Zelitch.

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Product Description: This interdisciplinary study explores the evolving representations of diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American writing from 1880 to the late 20th century. Beginning with the often neglected proto-Zionist verse of Emma Lazarus, through the urban and Holocaust-inflected lyrics of Marie Syrkin and Charles Reznikoff, to the post-assimilationist novels of Philip Roth in the 1990s, Ranen Omer-Sherman analyzes literary responses to the competing claims on the self made by this dual allegiance...read more

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9781584652014 | Brandeis Univ, March 1, 2002, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary study explores the evolving representations of diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American writing from 1880 to the late 20th century.

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9781584652021, titled "Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth" | Brandeis Univ, March 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary study explores the evolving representations of diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American writing from 1880 to the late 20th century.

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