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HISP 365 - Love and Death: Jewish Literature and Culture of the Americas

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
The iconic arrival at Ellis Island was contemporaneous with mass Jewish immigration throughout the Americas. Framing Jewish literature in a multilingual, pan-American context, we will study the deep specificity of texts as well as major themes: alienation, sport, philosophy, comedy, and love. Authors include Lispector, Pizarnik, Borges, Chejfec, Roth, Shteyngart, Chabon, and more. Optional HISP 366-01 LxC section in Spanish.

Prerequisites: one course in literature.
This course is cross-listed with CMPL-365, JWST-365



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