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Metonymies of Jewish Postcoloniality: The British Mandate for Palestine and Israel in Contemporary British Jewish Fiction

Stähler, Axel (2009) Metonymies of Jewish Postcoloniality: The British Mandate for Palestine and Israel in Contemporary British Jewish Fiction. Journal for the Study of British Cultures, 16 (1). pp. 27-40. ISSN 0944-9094. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:30290)

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Abstract

Jewish and British histories were never more fatefully intertwined than during the

little attention outside specialist circles and does not feature centrally in the many

result of non-Jewish amnesia, but also relates to the fact that for many British Jews

acute an embarrassment as the contentious politics of the state of Israel. Since the

period and relationship the focus of their narratives. The article argues that British

the Palestine Mandate bring about the convergence not only of English (or British)

past. The contribution discusses works by Linda Grant, Bernice Rubens and Jonathan

Wilson.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Comparative Literature
Depositing User: Axel Staehler
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2012 10:29 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2020 04:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/30290 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Stähler, Axel: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2044-9687
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