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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation (Leon Zelman, Simon Wiesenthal and Bruno Kreisky)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments and challenges within the discipline. Divided into themed sections, this book considers in turn: How the individual terms "Jewish" and "culture" are defined, looking... more...
- Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 25.45
With contributions from a dozen American and European scholars, this volume presents an overview of Jewish writing in post--World War II Europe. Striking a balance between close readings of individual texts and general surveys of larger movements and underlying themes, the essays portray Jewish authors... more...
- Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 67.50
When Crusader armies on their way to the Holy Land attacked Jewish communities in the Rhine Valley, many Jews chose suicide over death at the hands of Christian mobs. With their defiant deaths, the medieval Jewish martyr was born. With the literary commemoration of the victims, Jewish martyrology followed. Beautiful Death examines the evolution... more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 28.00
Leon Wieseltier Literary Editor of The New Republic and author of Kaddish The quantities of tradition that are slipping through the fingers of American Jewry are unprecedented in Jewish history, and Ruth Wisse knows this. In this age of unvexed Jewish illiteracy, she is right to come forward with The Modern Jewish Canon. It should disrupt the complacence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95
Now available in paperback for the first time, Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century is both a comprehensive reference resource and a springboard for further study. This volume: examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 119.99
This volume of this series deals with Jewish identity in literature. Particular attention is paid to changing national and popular myths, folk memory, and the historical consciousness of Jews in modern times. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature examines twentieth-century Jewish writing that challenges imperialist ventures and calls for solidarity with the colonized, most notably the Arabs of Palestine and Africans in the Americas. Since Edward Said defined orientalism in 1978 as a Western image of the Islamic world that has justified... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 65.00
From Continuity to Contiguity breaks away from previous attempts attempts to define a common denominator that unifies the various modern Jewish literatures by acknowledging discontinuity as the staple characteristic of modern Jewish writing. more...