Feuchtwanger and Judaism, History, Imagination, Exile, containing several articles in English about the Jewish themes that ran through Lion Feuchtwanger’s life, works and worlds, has been published by Peter Lang (Bern).

The volume focusses on Lion Feuchtwanger’s approaches to Jewish history, Zionism, and Jewish identity, as expressed through his historical novels and essays.

The volume was launched at a November 2019 event hosted by the Feuchtwanger Memorial Library at the University of Southern California, as the first in a series with the overarching title ‘Exile and Resistance: Migrants and Refugees in Literature, History and Public Affairs.’

— A recent scholarly article in English about Lion Feuchtwanger’s best-known historical novel with Jewish themes, Jud Süss (1925), can be found here

— For a recent analysis of Jewish themes in the historical novel Der jüdische Krieg (1932), see ‘Caught Between Cultures: Lion Feuchtwanger’s Flavius Josephus’ in: Paul Lerner and Frank Stern (eds), Feuchtwanger and Judaism, History, Imagination, Exile, (Bern: Peter Lang, 2019)

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