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Strangers at Home

Jews in the Italian Literary Imagination

Lynn M. Gunzberg (Author)

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Hardcover, 326 pages
ISBN: 9780520078406
December 1992
$63.00, £46.95
Using popular literature as a window on Italian society and its values, Lynn Gunzberg explores the representation of Jews in novels and poetry written by non-Jews from the beginning of the Risorgimento in the early 1800s to the enactment of the Fascist racial laws in 1938. She shows how the literature of that period contradicts the popular belief that anti-Semitism simply did not exist in Italy until late in the Fascist period.

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