Norman Ravvin


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Far Regions of Canadian Jewish Studies
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Visual/Textual Intersections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 194 (Autumn 2007): 148-150.
  • Salt Fish & Shmattes: A History of the Jews in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1770 by Robin McGrath
  • The Force of Vocation: The Literary Career of Adele Wiseman by Ruth Panofsky
Classical Riffs
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Canadian Literature 191 (Winter 2006): 184-185.
  • Fabrizio's Return by Mark Frutkin
Records of the Past and Future
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Littérature francophone hors-Québec / Francophone Writing Outside Quebec. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 187 (Winter 2005): 168-169.
  • Awakening Lives: Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland Before the Holocaust by Jeffrey Shandler (Editor)
  • Citizenship in Transformation in Canada by Yvonne M. Hébert (Editor)
The Two Cohens
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Writers Talking. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 183 (Winter 2004): 167-169.
  • Intricate Preparations: Writing Leonard Cohen by Stephen Scobie (Editor)
  • Uncommon Ground: A Celebration of Matt Cohen by Graeme Gibson (Editor), Wayne Grady (Author), Dennis Lee (Editor) and Priscilla Uppal (Editor)
The Taste of the Past
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Canadian Literature 180 (Spring 2004): 126-127.
  • Remembrance of Repasts: An Anthropology of Food and Memory by David E. Sutton
  • Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America by Hasia R. Diner
Wartime Memories
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Canadian Literature 177 (Summer 2003): 141-143.
  • Anne Frank: Reflections on Her Life and Legacy by H. A. Enzer (Editor) and S. Solotaroff-Enzer (Editor)
  • Bialystok to Birkenau: The Holocaust Journey of Michel Mielnicki by Michel Mielnicki and John Munro
Exile and Return
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Travel. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 174 (Autumn 2002): 152-154.
  • Booking Passage: Exile and Homecoming in the Modern Jewish Imagination by Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi
  • Aught from Naught: A.M. Klein's The Second Scroll by Roger Hyman
The Myths of Immigration
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Nature / Culture. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 170-171 (Autumn/Winter 2001): 226-227.
  • The Making of the Mosaic: A History of Canadian Immigration Policy by Ninette Kelley and Michael Trebilcock
Various Fictions
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Canadian Literature 169 (Summer 2001): 175-178.
  • My Paris by Gail Scott
  • Rembrandt's Model by Yeshim Ternar
  • The World Beaters by Ed Kleiman
Framing the Past
By Norman Ravvin
Published in New Directions. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 158 (Autumn 1998): 149-152.
  • Special Sorrows: The Diasporic Imagination of Irish, Polish, and Jewish Immigrants in the United States by Matthew Frye Jacobson
  • The Aftermath: A Survivor's Odyssey Through War-torn Europe by Henry Lilienheim
Kleinland and Coalbanks
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Canadian Literature 156 (Spring 1998): 143-145.
  • Shlepping the Exile by Michael Wex
  • Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers by A. M. Klein, Usher Caplan (Editor) and Zailig Pollock (Editor)
What I'm Doing Here
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Women and War. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 151 (Winter 1996): 191-193.
  • My Jerusalem: Secular Adventures in the Holy City by Bronwyn Drainie
  • This Year in Jerusalem by Mordecai Richler
Partial Selves
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Urquhart and Munro. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 150 (Autumn 1996): 186-187.
  • The Imaginary Jew by Alain Finkielkraut
  • Mina's Story: A Doctor's Memoir of the Holocaust by Mina Deutsch
Speak Memory
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Community Values. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 148 (Spring 1996): 173-175.
  • French Lessons: A Memoir by Alice Kaplan
  • Conscience and Memory: Meditations in a Museum of the Holocaust by Harold Kaplan
Holocaust: Different Ways of Knowing
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Marx & Later Dialectics. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 147 (Winter 1995): 188-190.
  • Dancing at the Club Holocaust: Stories New & Selected by J. J. Steinfeld
  • Atlas of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert
Landscape of Memory
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Marx & Later Dialectics. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 147 (Winter 1995): 190-192.
  • The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning by James E. Young
  • Old Roots New Trees: A Personal Midras by Judah Denburg
Poet & Polis
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Past, Present, Future. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 138-139 (Autumn/Winter 1993): 150-151.
  • Taking Power by David Lewis Stein
  • Dance with Desire: Selected Love Poems by Irving Layton
Two Germanys
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Past, Present, Future. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 138-139 (Autumn/Winter 1993): 151-153.
  • A Night at the Opera by Ray Smith
  • The Heart of Europe: Essays on Literature and Ideology by J. P. Stern
Healing's Progress
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Letters & Other Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 134 (Autumn 1992): 122-123.
  • The Reversible Coat by Shel Krakofsky
  • Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature by Soshana Felman and Dori Laub
Mosaic Dissected
By Norman Ravvin
Published in Letters & Other Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 134 (Autumn 1992): 107-108.
  • A. M. Klein, The Father of Canadian Jewish Literature: Essays in the Poetics of Humanistic Passion by Rachel Feldhay Brenner
  • Winter Tulips by Joseph Kertes

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