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Jewish Literature

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the contribution of the German Jewry to the field of literature based on the 1886 book History of Jewish Literature by Gustav Karpeles. This book is divided into six periods: ... More


Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Lucille Cairns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel explores autobiographies, memoirs, and novels written by French-language Jewish writers in order to get an idea of Francophone Jewish imaginings of ... More


Modern Israeli Paradigms of Identity

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Modern Israeli Paradigms of Identity’ considers how texts inscribe key elements within paradigms of Israeli identity from 1948 onwards and in doing so provides a general discussion of Zionism, the ... More


Intra-Israeli Conflict

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Intra-Israeli Conflict’ examines how the primary corpus represents conflict between different ethnic and political demographics among Jews in Israel. Using cognitive science, social psychology, and ... More


Arab–Israeli Conflict

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘Arab–Israeli Conflict’ explores Francophone Jewish writers’ representations of the Israeli-Palestinian/Jewish-Arab conflict. The chapter focuses in particular on the damage caused by the conflict ... More


Arab–Israeli Conflict Turned Franco–Israeli Conflict

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter assesses the conflict between Israel and France, which exists as a consequence of France’s perceived systematic anti-Israeli/anti-Zionist bias. In her discussion, Cairns analyses the ... More


Historical Foundations of Israeli Nationhood

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers texts that inscribe key historical foundations of Israeli nationhood. It looks at significant literary representations of some key constituents in the historical foundations of ... More


Jew Like Me: Empathy and Antisemitism in Laura Zametkin Hobson’s

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The discourse on racial liberalism at mid-century involved the debate over antisemitism, made more urgent by Hitler’s rise in Germany. Born Jewish but largely assimilated, Hobson protested the ... More


1917–1925: Prelude to an International Protest: A Rising, Pugnacious Man of Letters

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Roth’s first two decades in America were full of spiritual trials. He got married in 1918 but questioned his ability to love. He wrote acclaimed poetry, but most of it expressed a yearning for God ... More


The Metaphysics and Poesis of Israel

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

‘The Metaphysics and Poesis of Israel’ discusses the potency and ambivalence of Jerusalem as an aporetic ideal. It analyses the many connections relating to Israel, including those between the state ... More


Supplement

Lucille Cairns

in Francophone Jewish Writers: Imagining Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382622
eISBN:
9781786945273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382622.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter concludes with a final thought on consensus and dissensus in Francophone Jewish writers’ affective and cognitive responses to Israel. With the support of a grant from the British ... More


Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Jay A. Gertzman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Roth (1894-1974) was an American publisher, whose story moved from a shtetl in Galicia to the Lower East Side of New York, then, briefly, to England during which time he laid groundwork for ... More


How Does It Feel to Be a Trademark?: Fannie Hurst’s

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Hurst’s best-selling novel of the 1930s portrayed the life of a New Woman business tycoon and the African American maid whose family waffle recipe became the basis for an “Aunt Jemima” kind of ... More


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