This article discusses how the Mediterranean is portrayed in literary works by Jew of Sephardi origin, from the colonial period up to the present; such as Georges Cattaui, Erez Biton, Victor Magiar and many others. By analysing novels, poems and autobiographies published in French, Italian, Hebrew and English, this article presents a cultural-historical analysis of the Mediterranean, underlining its centrality in the construction of the modern Jewish imagination and in the narration of this sea, both as a connecting and divisive space.

“Il grande mare: letteratura e immaginari ebraici nel Mediterraneo”

Miccoli, Dario
2019

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This article discusses how the Mediterranean is portrayed in literary works by Jew of Sephardi origin, from the colonial period up to the present; such as Georges Cattaui, Erez Biton, Victor Magiar and many others. By analysing novels, poems and autobiographies published in French, Italian, Hebrew and English, this article presents a cultural-historical analysis of the Mediterranean, underlining its centrality in the construction of the modern Jewish imagination and in the narration of this sea, both as a connecting and divisive space.
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