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Sanctuary in the WildernessA Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Alan Mintz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The effort to create a serious Hebrew literature in the United States in the years around World War I is one of the best-kept secrets of American Jewish history. Hebrew had been revived as a modern ... More

SephardismSpanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

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

An Unpromising LandJewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789325
eISBN:
9780804790871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Jewish migration at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth was one of the dramatic events that changed the Jewish people in modern times beyond recognition. Millions of ... More

Yosef Haim BrennerA Life

Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Anita Shapira

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book follows the life story of the writer, critic, and intellectual Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the leading figures of the Hebrew renaissance at the turn of the nineteenth century. It describes ... More

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