ABERBACH, David. British, b. 1953. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Theology/Religion, Social sciences. Career: Tavistock Clinic, London, England, nurse in children's nursery, 1980-82; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, assistant professor, 1986-87, associate professor of Jewish studies and comparative literature, 1987-; writer; teaching posts, Oxford University, 1982-83, Cambridge University, 1982-83, Leo Baeck College, 1984, and Cornell University, 1985; visiting professor, University College, London, 1992-; visiting academic, London School of Economics, 1992-. Publications: At the Handles of the Lord: Themes in the Fiction of S.J. Agnon, 1984; Bialik, 1988; Surviving Trauma: Loss, Literature, and Psychoanalysis, 1989; Realism, Caricature, and Bias: The Fiction of Mendele Mocher Sefarim, 1993; Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy, 750-500 BCE, 1993; Charisma in Politics, Religion and the Media, 1996; Revolutionary Hebrew, Empire and Crisis, 1998; (co-author) The Roman-Jewish Wars and Hebrew Cultural Nationalism, 2000. Address: Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, 3438 McTavish St., Rm. 300, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A9.