compiled by David Marcus LITERARY STRATEGIES: JEWISH TEXTS AND CONTEXTS. Ezra Mendelsohn, ed. Studies in Contemporary Jewry, An Annual. Volume XII. pp. xiv + 385. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Cloth, $55.00. Part 1. Symposium. Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts. Liliane Weissberg, "Dramatic History: Reflections on a Biblical Play by Ludwig Robert," pp. 3-20; Bryan Cheyette, "Englishness and Extraterritoriality: British-Jewish Writing and Diaspora Culture," pp. 2139; Michael Stanislawski, "Jabotinksy as Playwright: New Texts, New Subtexts," pp. 40-54; David G. Roskies, "Rabbis, Rebbes and Other Humanists: The Search for a Usable Past in Modem Yiddish Literature," pp. 55-77; Marcus Moseley, "Between Memory and Forgetfulness: The Janus Face of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky," pp. 78-117; Chone Shmeruk, "The Frankist Novels of Isaac Bashevis Singer," pp. 118-128; Ruth R. Wisse, "Language as Fate: Reflections on Jewish Literature in America," pp. 129-147; Sidra De Koven Ezrahi, "The Grapes of Roth: 'Diasporism' Between Portnoy and Shylock," pp. 148-158. Part 2. Essays. David Rechter, "Autonomy and Its Discontents: The Austrian Jewish Congress Movement, 1917-1918," pp. 161-184; Joseph Heller, "Jabotinsky's Use of National Myths in Political Struggles," pp. 185-201; Arthur Aryeh Goren, "Pageants of Sorrow, Celebration and Protest: The Public Culture of American Jews,"
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