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Middlebrow literature and the making of German-Jewish identity

Author: Jonathan M Hess
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 2010.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When rabbis became novelists: the emergence of Jewish literature in nineteenth-century Germany -- Under the sword of the Spanish inquisition: the Sephardic legacy and the making of middlebrow classics -- Leopold Kompert and the pleasures of nostalgia: ghetto fiction and the creation of a usable past -- Middlebrow culture in pursuit of romance: love, fiction and the virtues of marrying in -- Middlebrow fiction and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan M Hess
ISBN: 9780804761222 0804761221
OCLC Number: 699711974
Description: XIII, 259 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Responsibility: Jonathan M. Hess.
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This book opens our eyes to the vast corpus of popular fiction written by Jews for Jews in nineteenth-century Germany, discovering a tradition of Jewish literature that is in many ways still with us  Read more...

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