The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary. ERIN GRAFF ZIVIN: Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2008
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Ran, A. (2010). The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary. ERIN GRAFF ZIVIN: Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2008. Estudios Interdisciplinarios De América Latina Y El Caribe, 21(2). Retrieved from http://eial.tau.ac.il/index.php/eial/article/view/34

Abstract

Erin Graff Zivin's The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary belongs to this forming tradition that aims to explore the Judeo-Latin American field by studying late nineteenth- through late twentieth-century literature from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Nicaragua. She opts for a unique perspective by proposing that Jewishness be viewed as a wandering signifier, a floating artifact that shifts between literary texts and socio-historical contexts, a sign that may pertain to certain extra-textual circumstances, yet still remain a sublime textual representation, never fully attained.
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