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Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Tabea Alexa Linhard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book centers on the historic relationship between Spain and the Jews in key moments of the twentieth century and shows that it is impossible to understand and articulate what Spain was, is, and ... More


Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Yael Halevi-Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book defines Sephardism not as an expression of Sephardic identity but as a politicized literary metaphor. Since the nineteenth century, this metaphor has occurred with extraordinary frequency ... More


Introduction: Through the Prism of Sepharad: Modern Nationalism, Literary History, and the Impact of the Sephardic Experience

Yael Halevi-Wise

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines Sepharad as a prism for determining how creative authors use the history and heritage of Spain's Jews to address their own national preoccupations at times of heightened political ... More


Sephardim and Neo-Sephardim in Latin American Literature

Edna Aizenberg

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As an imaginary construct that recalls villainies and dreams, Sepharad is relevant to contemporary Latin America. In particular, the Sephardic metaphor has contributed to the growth of Latin American ... More


Sephardic Identity and Its Discontents: The Novels of A. B. Yehoshua

Bernard Horn

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The idea of sephardism is used as a lens through which ideological questions regarding the formation of modern nationalism can be addressed. This methodology takes into account the identity of ... More


“Le Juif Espagnol”: The Idea of Sepharad among Colonial and Postcolonial Francophone Jewish Writers

Judith Roumani

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Enrico Macias, an Algerian-born singer who has lived in France since 1961, declares “Je suis le juif espagnol” (I am the Spanish Jew) in a song. Macias considers himself Sephardic and is probably a ... More


Sephardism in Latina Literature

Dalia Kandiyoti

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Recently, a number of Latina authors in the United States have reflected on their Sephardic heritage and experiences in the Americas either in public or in their writings. These authors, such as ... More


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