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  1. Lobstergirl Lobstergirl says:

    I wouldn't really classify this as a memoir since its focus isn't so much on details of Memmi's life as on the situation of the Jew as other outsider minority Having read much about the Other in college classes I'm surprised Memmi never came up I found it tedious


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Portrait of a Jew ✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Portrait of a Jew By Albert Memmi ✸ – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk In this memoir and extended meditation on Jewish identity and anti Semitic stereotypes written in France in the early 1960s Albert Memmi paints a portrait of himself as a secular Jew The book has been 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 Written only years after the end of the Nazi occupation and just over a Portrait of Epub / decade after the establishment of the State of Israel Portrait of a Jew is a snapshot in time as well as a work of psychology and sociology It both uestions prevailing myths about the Jews of his time and describes the reality Memmi sees Its seuel is The Liberation of the JewPortrait of a Jew and The Liberation of the Jew “form a whole the beginning and the outcome of a passionate uest The first offers a diagnosis the second a remedy Both are written with moving sincerity As a personal document Memmi’s introspective study is valuable Thought provoking and disturbing in the best sense of the word it allows us to look into the tormented mind and soul of a distinguished Jewish writer who aspires to live honestly while belonging simultaneously to two worlds His doubts and affirmations carry the weight of testimony” — Elie Wiesel The New York Times“Portrait of a Jew and The Liberation of the Jew are filled with a Jewish existentialism marked by uest for identity and self affirmation far psychological and sociological than traditionally religious” — Richard Locke The New York Times“A bitter plangent autobiography written in dark colors and minor chords It is purgative and painful reading for it angers outrages and reduces the reader to lonely verbal combats But when the din and dust has died away the uestions and statements are still there asserting themselves” — Henrietta Buckmaster The Christian Science Monitor.