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Portrait of a Jew.

Albert Memmi

Portrait of a Jew.

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Published by Orion Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish question

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the French by Elisabeth Abbott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS143 .M383
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325 p.
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5826546M
    LC Control Number61014185
    OCLC/WorldCa385872


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From the religious to the secular, rich to the homeless. Book published by Skira. In this memoir and extended meditation on Jewish identity and anti-Semitic stereotypes written in France in the early s, Albert Memmi paints a portrait of himself as a secular Jew.

The book has been compared to Rousseau’s Confessions because of its meticulous self-examination/5. Portrait of a Jew and The Liberation of the Jew were published by Gallimard in and Memmi became a French citizen in He taught at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes and Université de Paris-Nanterre, received the Académie Française’s Grand Prix de la Francophonie and is a Doctor Honoris Causa of the Ben Gurion University of Pages: Portrait of a Jew.

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