SLA303H1: Literary Imagination and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe

Hours: 
24S

An exploration of Central and East European authors writing in different languages but united by Jewish ancestry. We examine the responses of artists and intellectuals of Jewish extraction (Sholem Aleichem, Babel, Bialik, Heine, Kafka, Mandelshtam, Sforim, Zhabotinskii, etc.) to cultural secularization and modernity. Taught in English. Readings in English.

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)