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Jewish American World War II Novels: Young Lions

March 1, 2016

Norris University Center

At this lecture, Leah Garrett, Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture at Monash University in Australia, discussed her research and book Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel. Garrett examined how Jewish WWII soldiers were portrayed in popular American novels during the 1940s and 1950s. The event was free and open to the public. Her book was published in the Northwestern University Press series "Cultural Expressions of World War II," edited by Phyllis Lassner.

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