Strange loops and writes-of-passage: Double-crossing diaspora

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Bethlehem traces her diaspora by using an allegory of loops crossed in the double strands of wire curled around a fence. The text traces her passages out/passages in that have largely mediated her self-perception.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-266
Number of pages12
JournalSouth Atlantic Quarterly
Issue number1/2
StatePublished - 1999

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Copyright - Copyright Duke University Press Winter 1999

People - Lessing, Doris May (1919-2013)

Last updated - 2023-06-22


SubjectsTermNotLitGenreText - South Africa; Israel; Lessing, Doris May (1919-2013); Tel Aviv Israel


  • Literary And Political Reviews
  • Culture
  • Immigration
  • Diaspora
  • Self concept
  • Jewish people
  • Lessing, Doris May (1919-2013)
  • South Africa
  • Israel
  • Tel Aviv Israel


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