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Constructions of the Jew in English literature and society

racial representations, 1875-1945

by Bryan Cheyette

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Jews -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Jews -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Religion and literature -- Great Britain.,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain.,
    • Jews in literature.,
    • Race in literature.,
    • Great Britain -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-292) and index.

      StatementBryan Cheyette.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR151.J5 C47 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 301 p. ;
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1411133M
      ISBN 100521443555
      LC Control Number93019911

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