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Modernity, culture, and 'the Jew'

Author: Bryan Cheyette; Laura Marcus
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998.
Series: Contraversions (Stanford, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a rich and wide-ranging analysis of Jewish history and culture, relating them to theories of modernity and postmodernity and to recent debates on ethnicity and postcolonialism. Issues addressed include psychoanalysis and gender, literary antisemitism, (post)modernity and 'the Jew', and the memory of the Holocaust. A Foreword by Homi Bhabha and an Afterword by Paul Gilroy place these concerns in an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Modernity, culture, and 'the Jew'.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)755519801
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Cheyette; Laura Marcus
ISBN: 0804730695 9780804730693 0804730709 9780804730709
OCLC Number: 39711678
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, England : Polity Press, 1998.
Revised versions of papers originally presented at a University of London conference organized by the Centre for English Studies.
Description: xx, 297 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Allosemitism: Premodern, Modern, Postmodern / Zygmunt Bauman Habermas: Modernity as Reflection / William Outhwaite 157 Was Modernity Good for the Jews? / David Feldman 171 Lyotard and 'the Jews' / Geoffrey Bennington 188 Re-Figuring the. Foreword: Joking Aside: The Idea of a Self-Critical Community / Homi K. Bhabha. Introduction: Some Methodological Anxieties / Bryan Cheyette, Laura Marcus. Historicizing Weininger: The Nineteenth-Century German Image of the Feminized. Gillian Rose. The Victim's Resentments / Nancy Wood. The Ethical Uncertainty of Primo Levi / Bryan Cheyette. Afterword: Not Being Inhuman / Paul Gilroy. Jew / Ritchie Robertson. My Own Private Germany: Daniel Paul Schreber's Secret History of Modernity / Eric L. Santner. Goyim Naches or, Modernity and the Manliness of the Mentsh / Daniel Boyarin. The Woman and the Jew: Sex. Jew in France / Max Silverman 197 The Arts of Jewish Memory in a Postmodern Age / James E. Young. Remembering to Forget: Racism and Anti-Racism in Postwar Britain / Tony Kushner. Beginnings of the Day: Fascism and Representation. and Modernity / Jean Radford. Powers of Suggestion: Svengali and the Fin-de-Siecle / Daniel Pick. 'The Plan behind the Plan': Russians, Jews and Mythologies of Change: The Case of Mary Butts / Ian Patterson.
Series Title: Contraversions (Stanford, Calif.)
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Cheyette and Laura Marcus.
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