'In What World?': Devorah Baron's Fiction of Exile

Zierler, Wendy
May 1999
Prooftexts;May99, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p127
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article analyzes the works of the Hebrew author Devorah Baron revealing the gaps and disjunctures between tradition and modernity. Emphasis on female nonimmigration and preference of exile in Baron's writings, the unwillingness of the writer to subscribe to the orthodoxies of the Zionist literary world, and the inclination of Baron to represent the marginal status of women in Jewish culture are each discussed in turn.


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