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By Maren Tova Linett

Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness explores the classy and political roles played by means of Jewish characters in women's fiction among the area Wars. Focusing generally on British modernism, it argues that woman authors enlist a multifaceted imaginative and prescient of Jewishness to assist them form fictions which are thematically bold and officially experimental. Maren Linett analyzes the meanings and motifs that Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Dorothy Richardson, and Djuna Barnes go together with Jewishness. The writers' simultaneous id with and distancing from Jews produced advanced portrayals during which Jews serve from time to time as types for the authors' paintings, and from time to time as foils opposed to which their writing is outlined. by means of interpreting the political and literary strength of Semitic discourse for those key girls authors, Linett fills an important hole within the account of the cultural and literary forces that formed modernism.

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