Modern French Jewish thought : writings on religion and politics (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Modern French Jewish thought : writings on religion and politics

Author: Sarah Hammerschlag
Publisher: Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press. copyright 2018
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered); The Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This anthology of modern French Jewish writing offers the first look at how this significant and diverse body of work developed within the historical and intellectual contexts of France and Europe. Translated into English, these documents speak to two critical axes--the first between Jewish universalism and particularism, and the second between the identification and disidentification of French Jews with France as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Hammerschlag
ISBN: 9781611685268 1611685265 9781512601862 1512601861
OCLC Number: 1137554639
Description: 1 vol. (XXVII-268 p.) : couv. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword Introduction I. THE ISRAELITE OF THE REPUBLIC Joseph Salvador, The People James Darmesteter, Preface, The Prophets of Israel Zadoc Kahn, Speech on the acceptance of his position as chief rabbi of France Bernard Lazare, Judaism's Conception of the Social and the Jewish People; Jewish Capitalism and Democracy Andre Spire, Preface (1959) to Jewish Poems; Prologue (1919) to Jewish Poems; Jewish Dreams Sylvain Levi, Alliance israelite universelle Edmond Fleg, Why I Am a Jew II. THE CATACLYSM AND THE AFTERMATH Simone Weil, What Is a Jew? Robert Gamzon, Tivliout: Harmony Jacob Gordin, The Galuth Emmanuel Levinas, The Jewish Experience of the Prisoner Vladimir Jankelevitch, Judaism, an "Internal Problem" Sarah Kofman, Smothered Words III. UNIVERSAL AND PARTICULAR: THE JEW AND THE POLITICAL REALM Albert Memmi, The Jew, the Nation, and History Richard Marienstras, The Jews of the Diaspora, or the Vocation of a Minority Andre Neher, The Jewish Dimension of Space: Zionism Henri Atlan, Jerusalem: The Terrestrial, the Celestial Shmuel Trigano, Klal Israel: The Totality minus One IV. IDENTIFICATION, DISIDENTIFICATION Jacqueline Mesnil-Amar, The Lost Children of Judaism Leon Ashkenazi, Tradition and Modernity Alain Finkielkraut, From the Novelesque to Memory Helene Cixous, Albums and Legends; The Dawn of Phallocentrism Jacques Derrida, Avowing-the Impossible: "Returns," Repentance, and Reconciliation, a Lesson Stephane Moses, Normative Modernity and Critical Modernity Acknowledgments Suggestions for Further Reading Index
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered); The Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Hammerschlag.

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An illuminating anthology that traces the trajectory of Jewish thought in twentieth-century France  Read more...

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