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Introduction to Jewish and Holocaust Literature

ENGL - 227

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

Within a historical framework, and beginning with stories from the Hebrew Bible and Talmud, this survey course traces the literary development of Jewish literature (poetry, drama, fiction) including Hasidic tales and folklore. Students will read works by the masters of Jewish storytelling such as Peretz, Roth, Bellow, Babel, Malamud, and Singer. Holocaust poetry and survivor stories will also be examined.

Prerequisites

ENGL 151

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