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Title Caribbean Jewish crossings : literary history and creative practice / edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel and Heidi Kaufman.

Publication Info. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 332 pages)
Series New World studies
New World studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Natalie Zemon Davis -- Introduction: Crossing Disciplines, Cultures, Geographies -- The Emergence of Caribbean Jewish Literary Culture. The Portuguese Jewish Nation: An Enlightenment Essay on the Colony of Surinam / Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger -- Henrik Hertz and Racial Imagination in the Nineteenth-Century Danish Caribbean / David Gantt Gurley -- Jamaican Jewish Tricksters: Philip Cohen Labatt's Literary Crossings / Heidi Kaufman -- Translating Cuba: Language, Race, and Homeland in Cuban-Yiddish Poetry of the 1930s / Rachel Rubinstein -- Revisiting the Inquisition and the Sephardic Caribbean. David Dabydeen's Hogarth: Blacks, Jews, and Postcolonial Ekphrasis / Sarah Phillips Casteel -- Jubanidad and the Literary Transmission of Cuban Crypto-Judaism / Leonard Stein -- Diaspora and Hybridity: Jewish American Women Write the Caribbean / Linda Weinhouse and Efraim Sicher -- Colonialism and Caribbean Holocaust Memory. Splattering the Object: Césaire, Nazi Racism, and the Colonial / Ben Ratskoff -- From Shtetl to Settler Colony and Back: André Schwarz-Bart's Morning Star / Kathleen Gyssels -- Raphaël Confiant and Jewishness: The Fraught Landscapes of French, Martinican, and Franco-Martinican Intellectualisms / Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken -- Caryl Phillips's Post-Holocaust/Decolonized Interstices and the Levinasian Subjective in Higher Ground and The Nature of Blood / Neil R. Davison -- Contemporary Voices: Narrative and Poetry. Ema / Anna Ruth Henriques -- Meeting with Judith / Cynthia McLeod -- Jewish-Cuban Poems: "Dream of Sefarad," "The Last Perera," "A Father's Tattoo," "Saying Goodbye to La Habana in May" / Ruth Behar -- On The Nature of Blood and the Ghost of Anne Frank / Caryl Phillips -- Afterword / Bryan Cheyette.
Summary "This books highlights the historical convergence of African and Jewish immigrants to the Caribbean Islands by comparing their literatures of oppression, migration, and survival"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Caribbean literature -- Jewish authors -- History and literature.
Caribbean literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Caribbean literature -- Jewish authors.
Caribbean literature -- Black authors.
Jews in literature.
Jews -- Caribbean Area -- Intellectual life.
Caribbean Area -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Casteel, Sarah Phillips, 1974- editor.
Kaufman, Heidi, 1969- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Caribbean Jewish crossings. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019 9780813943282 (DLC) 2019024307
ISBN 0813943302 (electronic book)
9780813943305 (electronic bk.)
9780813943282 (hardcover)
9780813943299 (paperback)