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Introduction

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Soviet Yiddish, especially various peculiarities of its lexicon, has attracted the attention of many scholars and writers. Books and periodicals published in the Soviet Union, coupled with immense ... More


Assimilation

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers Jewish responses to the evident failure of their hopes for integration, including the ‘self-hatred’ with which some internalized antisemitic stereotypes and the defiant ... More


Doing the Right Thing: A Study of Proustian Parties

Ingrid Wassenaar

in Proustian Passions: The Uses of Self-Justification for A la recherche du temps perdu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160045
eISBN:
9780191673757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160045.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins with the parties of the Faubourg Saint–Germain. Occupying hundreds of pages in Le Côté de Guermantes, Sodome et Gomorrhe, and the last hundred or so pages of Le Temps retrouvé, ... More


The Child's Eye: Isaac Babel's Innovations in Narration in Russian-Jewish, American, and European Literary Contexts

Zsuzsa Hetényi

in The Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759038
eISBN:
9780804773331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The narrative method of the child's eye, reflecting the dual identity of succeeding generations, is a phenomenon that seems to be the most outstanding achievement of the Jewish literature of ... More


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