Armitstead, Claire. “Naomi Alderman. A life in . . .”. theguardian.com.
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Her family were British members of prosperous, successful Jewry. In 1884 D'Israeli had only been dead four years and tolerance was very much the order of the day. So that anti-semitism was at a very...
|Cultural formation||Naomi Alderman|
|Cultural formation||Maya Angelou|
|Cultural formation||Hannah Arendt||
Both her parents had grown up in highly cultivated Jewish homes headed by entrepreneurs who like most of the Jews of Konigsberg had roots in Russia. They were semi-observant in Judaism and well assimilated in...
|Cultural formation||Denise Levertov||
Her parents belonged to the educated, professional middle class, and were practising Christians within the Church of England , where (even to a teenager beginning to experience doubts) the services were beautiful with candlelight and...
|Cultural formation||Amy Levy||
Her time in Dresden crystallized her mixed feelings about the practice of her religion . Visiting the synagogue (for Yom Kippur) disgusted her: she said that German Jews made her feel anti-semitic.
Pullen, Christine. The Woman Who Dared: A Biography of Amy Levy. Kingston University Press, 2010.
|Cultural formation||Harold Pinter||
Brought up in the observance of Judaism , HPrenounced religion as soon as his bar mitzvah was over, although his Jewish identity continued to be important to him.
He became in maturity a determinedly...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Naomi Jacob|
|Textual Features||Naomi Alderman||
The story is set in Oxford in the year 1221, six years after a statute decreed that to guard against ethnic mixing, Jews in Britain were to wear a large patch on the front of...
|Textual Production||Maria De Fleury||
MDF published her pamphlet Poems, Occasioned by the Confinement and Acquittal of the Right Honourable Lord George Gordon , President of the Protestant Association.
Gordon the champion of Protestantism converted to Judaism in 1786.
De Bruyn, Frans. “Anti-Semitism, Millenarianism, and Radical Dissent in Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 4, pp. 577 -00.
De Fleury, Maria. Poems. R. Denham, 1781.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Gladys Henrietta Schütze||
The Straight Road begins with the sensitive David Waterlow at Liverpool Street Station in London, depressed because he is saying goodbye to his friend Geoffrey, becoming fascinated by a young woman clearly in deep...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Zadie Smith|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Hélène Cixous|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Rosita Forbes|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Monica Furlong|