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Sunday, June 16 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Outsider, scoundrel, devil, or prophet? The Jew in 20th-century English literature

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The Jew is presented by great 20th-century English writers as an opportunist, anti-hero, schlemiel, stranger, intellectual, devil, swindler—and as an archetype of the human condition. In this session, we will look at how authors like James Joyce, E. M. Forster, George Orwell, Graham Greene and T. S. Eliot present the Jew in their literary works.

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Hilton Immerman

Dr Hilton Immerman OAM was involved in bringing the first-ever Limmud outside the UK to Sydney in 1999. He has taught English literature and is fascinated by how great writers portray Jews. Hilton is an Honorary Fellow of UNSW, served as CEO of The Shalom Institute and Shalom College... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Room 2