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Zionism and revolution in European-Jewish literature

Author: Laurel Plapp
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Else Lasker-Schüler; Anna Seghers; André Schwarz-Bart; Jeannette Lander; Theodor Herzl; Max Nordau; Arnold Zweig
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Plapp
ISBN: 0415957184 9780415957182 9780203932957 0203932951
OCLC Number: 156784871
Description: ix, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Jewish Orientalisms --
Ch. 1. Zionism, the Oriental, and the Ostjude: Theodor Herzl, Max Nordau, and Martin Buber --
Ch. 2. Orient, Homosexuality, and the Allure of the Transvestite: Arnold Zweig and Else Lasker-Schuler Rewrite Zionism --
Ch. 3. Le Parfum des Antilles: The Caribbean Revolutions in the Works of Anna Seghers and Andre Schwarz-Bart --
Ch. 4. Gender, Judaism, and Israel: The Nomadism of Chochana Boukhobza and Jeannette Lander.
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Laurel Plapp.
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