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FREADMAN, RICHARD 1951- - This Crazy Thing A Life; Australian Jewish Autobiography

University of Western Australia Press , Perth, 2007. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good Condition. 9780980296426 featuring a photograph of Mr Glick of the bagel bakery of the same name, on the front cover, the book celebrates the 300 some books and autobiographies that Australian Jews have written. This book itself is the 1st comparative study of that large, varied and fascinating body of work. The author surveys the field as a whole, tracing demographic trends, recurrent themes, the impact of the Holocaust, and issues of gender, genre, testimony, truth telling, and literary value. And there are accessible discussions of humanist and post modern approaches to Holocaust memoir, migrant narrative and ethnic minority writing, together with background information about Judaism and the Australian Jewish Diaspora. The final section of the book is an anthology of short excerpts featuring both renowned and lesser-known writers. Size: Trade Paperback. 319 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1.
AUD 16.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.75 | £UK 9 | JPą 1317] Book number 0272256

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