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The Jewish Persona in the European ImaginationA Case of Russian Literature

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

Leonid Livak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book proposes that the idea of the Jews in European cultures has little to do with actual Jews, but rather is derived from the conception of Jews as Christianity's paradigmatic Other, eternally ... More

Jewish Rights, National RitesNationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Simon Rabinovitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the movement for nonterritorial autonomy that swept through Jewish politics in late imperial and revolutionary Russia. Jewish autonomism began around the turn of the twentieth ... More

Jewish SpainA Mediterranean Memory

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

A Jewish Voice from Ottoman SalonicaThe Ladino Memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi

A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi

Aron Rodrigue and Sarah Abrevaya Stein (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771665
eISBN:
9780804781770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771665.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book presents the complete text of the earliest known Ladino memoir, transliterated from the original script, translated into English, and introduced and explicated by the editors. The ... More

The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Azriel Shohet

Mark Jay Mirsky and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This is the most detailed and comprehensive history of a single Jewish community in any language. This second portion of the study focuses on Pinsk's turbulent final sixty years, showing the reality ... More

Literary PassportsThe Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Shachar Pinsker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores modernist Hebrew fiction in Europe in the early decades of the twentieth century. It not only serves as an introduction to this body of literature, but also acts as a major ... More

Mediterranean EnlightenmentLivornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Francesca Bregoli

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book offers a new take on the engagement of Jews with outside culture and the interplay of the Jewish community with the reforming state through a study of the Jews (nazione ebrea) of ... More

Memoirs of a GrandmotherScenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Pauline Wengeroff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is an unabridged translation and critical edition of Pauline Wengeroff’s Memoirs of a Grandmother. Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, the volume tells the story of the ... More

Memoirs of a GrandmotherScenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume One

Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume One

Pauline Wengeroff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768795
eISBN:
9780804775045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768795.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Pauline Wengeroff, the only nineteenth-century Russian Jewish woman to publish a memoir, sets out to illuminate the “cultural history of the Jews of Russia” in the period of Jewish “enlightenment,” ... More

Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Jonathan M. Hess

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761222
eISBN:
9780804774239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761222.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

For generations of German-speaking Jews, the works of Goethe and Schiller epitomized the world of European high culture, a realm that Jews actively participated in as both readers and consumers. Yet ... More

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