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By Ruth Panofsky,Ruth Panofskyitor

At Odds on this planet: Essays on Jewish Canadian ladies Writers brings jointly a chain of essays via Ruth Panofsky that probe the articulation of Jewishness and femaleness in the course of the lens of literature. exhibiting how girl Jewish identification is built in Canadian prose works that span the years 1956 to 2004, jointly the essays communicate to the writers’ preoccupation with cultural id and unearth a literary portrait of ways it feels to be Jewish, Canadian, and feminine in an international, either new and previous, that frequently is opposed and unaccommodating. Seven authors are represented here—Miriam Waddington, Adele Wiseman, Helen Weinzweig, Fredelle Bruser Maynard and her daughter Joyce Maynard, Nora Gold, and Lilian Nattel. every one author seeks to enquire the intersecting complexities of her id as a Canadian, a Jew, and a girl, in addition to to critique triumphing notions of Canada as a rustic that embraces humans of all faiths, of Judaism as open to lady participation, and of Jewish ladies as submissive inside marriage.

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