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Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Jonathan Ervine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This timely study sheds new light on debates about humour and multiculturalism in France, and is the first monograph about multiculturalism and humour in France to be published in either English or ... More


The Forest and the Trees: Natural Science and Social Justice

John P. Herron

in Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter continues the discussion of the life of Robert Marshall. In the first two decades of the century, many Jews, native and foreign-born, shared in the growth opportunities available in ... More


Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Michael Clark

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lionel de Rothschild's hard-fought entry into Parliament in 1858 marked the emancipation of Jews in Britain — the symbolic conclusion of Jews' campaign for equal rights and their inclusion as ... More


The Rilke Alphabet

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Rilke Alphabet examines key terms in Rilke’s poetry, letters and prose to reveal major themes in his work, such as love, death, immanence, beauty, art, faith, suffering, hope. The book examines ... More


Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Bruno Chaouat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For at least fifteen years, any keen observer of European society has been aware that antisemitism is no longer a matter of racial theory, nationalism, or exclusion of the “other.” While in the past ... More


Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin and Jeff Malpas (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The publication of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, especially those from 1931-1941,has provoked enormous controversy and this volume aims to bring together a range of responses by well-known figures in ... More


Socialism of Fools: Capitalism and Modern Anti-Semitism

Michele Battini, Noor Mazhar, and Isabella Vergnano

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170383
eISBN:
9780231541329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170383.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Socialism of Fools, Michele Battini focuses on the critical moment during the Enlightenment in which anti-Jewish stereotypes morphed into a sophisticated, modern social anti-Semitism. He recovers ... More


After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Bryce Lease

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This monograph takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After ... More


Hellenism, Nationalism, Hybridity: The Invention of the Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

Taking its cue from Martin Bernal's politicisation of discourses of cultural origins, this chapter explores lively debates since the seventeenth century over the origins of the novel (increasingly ... More


French crime fiction and the Second World War: Past crimes, present memories

Claire Gorrara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082658
eISBN:
9781781704677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082658.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French crime fiction and the Second World War explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of crime fiction, one of popular culture's most enduring ... More


Virginia Woolf and Classical Music: Politics, Aesthetics, Form

Emma Sutton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748637874
eISBN:
9780748695270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This groundbreaking study explores the formative influence of art music on Woolf’s writing, illustrating its importance to Woolf’s creative, social and domestic lives. Discussing all the novels as ... More


Forbidden Heights: Lost Mountains and the Violence of Alpine Anti-Semitism

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although the 1918 armistice established a military truce, culture wars continued to rage on the peaks for the next two decades. The tense situation in South Tyrol, now property of Italy, resulted in ... More


Dieudonné: from anti-racist activism to allegations of anti-Semitism

Jonathan Ervine

in Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter will show that career trajectory of Dieudonné raises many important questions about the limits of freedom expression and the extent to which it is possible to police offensive humour. ... More


“Nobody Asked You to Go to America”

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Milestone’s early life: his childhood and family life in Moldova, his identity as a Jew and early experience of anti-Semitism, his love for the theater, his decision to ... More


The Mechanics of British Zionism

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Part I attempts to account for the rise of Zionism in British Jewry at a particular historical juncture. The ascendancy of Zionism in British Jewry from the mid-1930s is explained as the result of a ... More


Jewish American Activism in the Ottoman Empire and Morocco, 1840–1878

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 analyzes American Jewish activism to help their persecuted brethren during the 1840 Damascus Affair where accusations of a blood libel against Syrian subjects led to an international call ... More


Spreading Empire and Civilization in Morocco, 1878–1906

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 begins in 1878 with American intercessions on behalf of Moroccan Jews during two international conferences, the Madrid Conference of 1880 and the Algeciras Conference of 1906. At the Madrid ... More


“We Don't Want to Be the Jews of Tomorrow”: Jews and Turks in Germany after 9/11

Gӧkçe Yurdakul and Y. Michal Bodemann

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study of the former Ottoman Empire and the Balkans accentuates commonalities, shared destinies, and the necessity of interdependence. The Judeo-Muslim connection in Germany—a member-state of the ... More


French Thought between Liberalism and Fascism: Bataille and Blanchot in the 1930s

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Georges Bataille and Maurice Blanchot were two foundational influences on both Lignes and many of the review’s contributors. Yet, in the period after Lignes’ creation in 1987, the political ... More


Canto 35

Richard Parker

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter I address Ezra Pound’s Canto 35, exploring its relation to and discussion of “Mitteleuropa”. The Canto is profoundly ambivalent throughout, making it hard to discern Pound’s attitude ... More


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