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Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy

Dana Hollander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755214
eISBN:
9780804769976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is a combined study of the philosophies of Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) and Franz Rosenzweig (1886–1929) that explores the question: How may we account for the possibility of philosophy, of ... More


Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Kimberly A. Arkin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786003
eISBN:
9780804787901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Between 2003 and 2005, French-born North African Jewish (Sephardi) youth in Paris repeatedly told anthropologist Kimberly Arkin that they were not French and could not to imagine a Jewish future in ... More


French “Natives” and Native Jews

Kimberly A. Arkin

in Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786003
eISBN:
9780804787901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In different ways, the construction of Jewishness in post-Revolutionary France and under French colonialism in North Africa created the conditions of possibility for understanding Jewishness as race. ... More


Conclusion: Proust's Progenitors

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the undeniable presence of Jewishness in Marcel Proust's fiction, including his novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time (1913–1927), considered by many to ... More


Of Chekhov and Garlic

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Anton Chekhov's portrayal of the Jews in his novels “Tina” and “Skripka Rotshil'da.” It explains that Chekhov's correspondence attests to the consistent function of “the Jews” ... More


Reb Goethe and the Problematics of Russian-Jewish Authorship

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the place of Christian and post-Christian imaginative patterns in the cultural and artistic self-image of Russian-Jewish artists, and in their ideas of “the Jews” and ... More


Mimicry in Modern Turkey: The Place of German and Turkish Jews

in East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that anxieties regarding appropriation and assimilation impacted the status of Turkish and German Jews in different ways. It shows that three tropes—the mimic, the dönme, and the ... More


“Will We Get Out of French Abjection?”: The Politics and Aesthetic Insurgency of the Young New Right

in The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the views of the Young New Right. It cites the significance of issues such as a proper politics of culture and race and the definition of a French nationalism—namely, who ... More


The Absent Author: Maurice Blanchot and the Subjection of Politics

in The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the works of literary critic Maurice Blanchot. His youthful interwar writings helped shape a discourse of the nation, its substance and borders, haunted by the figure of an ... More


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