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Literary passports : the making of modernist Hebrew fiction in Europe

Author: Shachar Pinsker
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Literary Passports" is the first book to explore Hebrew modernist fiction in Europe in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shachar Pinsker
ISBN: 9780804770644 0804770646
OCLC Number: 560561683
Description: 487 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Spatializing the margins : Hebrew modernism and the urban experience --
Odessa and Warsaw : a tale of two centers? --
Homel and Lvov : the significance of the frontiers --
London : a foggy day in Whitechapel --
Vienna : "this mocking and innocent city" --
Berlin : between the Scheunenviertel and the Romanisches café --
The sexual turn in modernist fiction of fin de siècle Europe --
I am so weak and my desire is so strong : the crisis of (Jewish) masculinity --
In the house and in the gardens : erotic triangulations and homosocial desire --
Writing, masculinity and sexual desire --
Imagining the beloved : the new Jewish woman --
Old wine in new flasks : the reinvention of Jewish traditions --
In the shadow of God : the quest for new religiosity in European and Hebrew modernism --
Mysterium tremendum : the varieties of religious experience in Hebrew modernism --
Out of the depths : visions and guiding spirits --
Appendix : the meaning of Hasidism and its echoes in modern Hebrew literature (1906) / Yosef Chaim Brenner.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Shachar M. Pinsker.

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"Shachar Pinsker's Literary Passports is a major study of early twentieth-century Hebrew fiction in the Russian and the Austro-Hungarian empires and the problems of urban experience, sexuality, and Read more...

 
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