Caribbean Jewish crossings : literary history and creative practice / edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel and Heidi Kaufman.

"This books highlights the historical convergence of African and Jewish immigrants to the Caribbean Islands by comparing their literatures of oppression, migration, and survival"--

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Casteel, Sarah Phillips, 1974- (Editor), Kaufman, Heidi, 1969- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019.
Series:New World studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Natalie Zemon Davis
  • Introduction: Crossing Disciplines, Cultures, Geographies
  • The Emergence of Caribbean Jewish Literary Culture. The Portuguese Jewish Nation: An Enlightenment Essay on the Colony of Surinam / Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger
  • Henrik Hertz and Racial Imagination in the Nineteenth-Century Danish Caribbean / David Gantt Gurley
  • Jamaican Jewish Tricksters: Philip Cohen Labatt's Literary Crossings / Heidi Kaufman
  • Translating Cuba: Language, Race, and Homeland in Cuban-Yiddish Poetry of the 1930s / Rachel Rubinstein
  • Revisiting the Inquisition and the Sephardic Caribbean. David Dabydeen's Hogarth: Blacks, Jews, and Postcolonial Ekphrasis / Sarah Phillips Casteel
  • Jubanidad and the Literary Transmission of Cuban Crypto-Judaism / Leonard Stein
  • Diaspora and Hybridity: Jewish American Women Write the Caribbean / Linda Weinhouse and Efraim Sicher
  • Colonialism and Caribbean Holocaust Memory. Splattering the Object: Césaire, Nazi Racism, and the Colonial / Ben Ratskoff
  • From Shtetl to Settler Colony and Back: André Schwarz-Bart's Morning Star / Kathleen Gyssels
  • Raphaël Confiant and Jewishness: The Fraught Landscapes of French, Martinican, and Franco-Martinican Intellectualisms / Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken
  • Caryl Phillips's Post-Holocaust/Decolonized Interstices and the Levinasian Subjective in Higher Ground and The Nature of Blood / Neil R. Davison
  • Contemporary Voices: Narrative and Poetry. Ema / Anna Ruth Henriques
  • Meeting with Judith / Cynthia McLeod
  • Jewish-Cuban Poems: "Dream of Sefarad," "The Last Perera," "A Father's Tattoo," "Saying Goodbye to La Habana in May" / Ruth Behar
  • On The Nature of Blood and the Ghost of Anne Frank / Caryl Phillips
  • Afterword / Bryan Cheyette.