Novel

Outrageous bullying for the good of the family in G B Stern’s The Matriarch

Originally posted on Kate Macdonald:
the edition I have, the cover using this rich and passionate painting by Mark Gertler There is something particularly enjoyable about a female villain in fiction, written for readers who expect women to be pure, perfect, and positive. I did a podcast miniseries in 2012 on jaw-droppingly awful, truly appalling female…

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Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain

A recording of the whole day of the conference at Birkbeck College, September 11, 2013. http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2013/09/writing-jews-in-contemporary-britain/ Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain The workshop’s emphasis is on new and innovative work being undertaken in the field and is intended to provide a forum for presenting and analysing the most recent critical and theoretical approaches to British-Jewish… Continue reading Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain