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Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 233 - Jewish Memoirs and Memory: Writing the Self in Jewish Society


Next Offered: 2009-10
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 to 4 Hours
Attribute: 3 to 4 SS, CD, WR

Explores the focus on group memory in traditional Jewish culture and the emergence of writing about the self and individual Jewish experience. Selected memoirs from Europe and the United States from early Jewish modernity to the present, studying motivation for writing, intended and actual audience, gender and class in memory and writing, the relationship between personal and group experience, memoirs as sources of Jewish history. Enrollment Limit: 25.
Instructor: S. Magnus
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with JWST 233.



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