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Under the Sword of the Spanish Inquisition:: The Sephardic Legacy and the Making of Middlebrow Classics

in Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761222
eISBN:
9780804774239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761222.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines historical fiction that emerged in the nineteenth century. Among these is Die Marannen [The Marranos] by Phöbus Philippson (1807–1870), which represents an important launching ... More


Middlebrow Culture in Pursuit of Romance:: Love, Fiction, and the Virtues of Marrying In

in Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761222
eISBN:
9780804774239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761222.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines German-Jewish romance fiction in the nineteenth century, a genre that neither had a long shelf life nor inspired any direct imitators. None of the actual specimens of this genre ... More


The Choreography of Acculturation

Sonia Gollance

in It Could Lead to Dancing: Mixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613492
eISBN:
9781503627802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613492.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The prohibition on men and women dancing together was derived from biblical precedent and Jewish laws regulating sexual behavior. While even traditional communities had varied interpretations of what ... More


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