Byron and the Jews by Sheila A. Spector

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Mich .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Knowledge -- Jews,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Influence,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Translations into Hebrew,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Translations into Yiddish,
  • English literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism,
  • Hebrew literature -- English influence,
  • Jews -- Intellectual life,
  • Jews -- Identity

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSheila A. Spector.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4392.J48 S74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23972216M
ISBN 109780814334423
LC Control Number2009049309
OCLC/WorldCa468967589

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