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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Tahneer Oksman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-16 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

American comics reflect the distinct sensibilities and experiences of the Jewish American men who played an outsized role in creating them, but what about the contributions of Jewish women? Focusing on the visionary work of seven contemporary female Jewish cartoonists, Tahneer Oksman draws a remarkable connection between innovations in modes
Passing Fancies in Jewish American Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Judith Ruderman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In Passing Fancies Judith Ruderman takes on the fraught question of who passes for Jewish in American literature and culture. In today’s contemporary political climate, religious and racial identities are being reconceived as responses to culture and environment, rather than essential qualities. Many Jews continue to hold conflicting ideas about
Liberal Studies
Language: en
Authors: Britta Petersen, Namrata Goswami, Shakti Prasad Srichandan, Nigam Dave, Mihir Bholey, Prashanta Ch. Panda, Rasananda Panda, Manish Vaid, E. Dilipraj, Biresh K. Sahoo, Geetanjali Dutta, Shaheli Das, Neeta Khurana, Chaarvi Modi, Rashi Kotak
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-31 - Publisher: IndraStra Global e-Journal Hosting Services

The Liberal Studies journal is a trans-disciplinary bi-annual journal of the School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, INDIA. Each issue of the journal amalgamates research articles, expert opinions, and book reviews on various strands with an endeavor to inquire the contemporary world concerns. Vol. 1, Issue. 2, July-December,
The Routledge Companion to Gender and Sexuality in Comic Book Studies
Language: en
Pages: 572
Authors: Frederick Luis Aldama
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-27 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to Gender and Sexuality in Comic Book Studies is a comprehensive, global, and interdisciplinary examination of the essential relationship between Gender, Sexuality, Comics, and Graphic Novels. A diverse range of international and interdisciplinary scholars take a closer look at how gender and sexuality have been essential in
Passing Illusions
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Kerry Wallach
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-22 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Weimar Germany (1919–33) was an era of equal rights for women and minorities, but also of growing antisemitism and hostility toward the Jewish population. This led some Jews to want to pass or be perceived as non-Jews; yet there were still occasions when it was beneficial to be openly Jewish.