Authors Posts by Eileen Watts
Daniel Deronda and Fate and Destiny: Reflections on Zionism and Feminism
What do you get when you read George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda alongside Rav Soloveitchik’s Kol Dodi Dofek? A cross between Zionism and feminism, argues Eileen Watts.
There Are Jews Everywhere: Divine Revelation through the Other in Malamud’s “Angel Levine”
Eileen Watts puts the writings of Bernard Malamud in conversation with today's immigrant debate.
The “Genesis” of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Eileen Watts examines the similarities between Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Rav Soloveitchik's Lonely Man of Faith.
Bernard Malamud’s “The German Refugee”: A Parable for Tishah Be-Av
Eileen Watts explores how Bernard Malamud's "The German Refugee" amplifies the themes of Tisha B'Av.