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Deborah and Her Sisters

How One Nineteenth-Century Melodrama and a Host of Celebrated Actresses Put Judaism on the World Stage

Deborah and Her Sisters( )
Author: Hess, Jonathan M.
Series title:Jewish Culture and Contexts Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Before Fiddler on the Roof, there was Deborah, a blockbuster melodrama about a Jewish woman forsaken by her non-Jewish lover. Deborah and Her Sisters offers the first comprehensive history of this transnational phenomenon, focusing on its ability to bring Jews and non-Jews together during a period of increasing antisemitism.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Drama / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Religion
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.1 x 9.25 Inches

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