ENGL - 227
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.