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Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union (Reprint) (Paperback) (Rina Lapidus)

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This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author’s literary output, and an assessment of each author’s often conflicted view of her "feminine self" and of her "Jewish self".

At a time when the large Jewish population which lived within the Soviet Union was threatened under Stalin’s prosecutions the book provides highly-informative insights into what it was like to be a Jewish woman in the Soviet Union in this period. The writers presented are: Alexandra Brustein, Elizaveta Polonskaia, Raisa Bloch, Hanna Levina, Ol'ga Ziv, Yulia Neiman, Rahil’ Baumwohl’, Margarita Alliger, Sarah Levina-Kul’neva, Sarah Pogreb and Zinaida Mirkina.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 211
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ethnic Studies / General
Series Title: Routledge History of Russia and Eastern Europe
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Rina Lapidus
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2016
TCIN: 51156474
UPC: 9781138657274
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-7507
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