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. 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