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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin The main intention of this essay is to use Walter Benjamin's insights in his “On the Concept of History” as a critical tool for examining Zionist discourse. Specifically, the theses provide a vector for reading the perception of Zionism as reflected in the writings of...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jeffrey Sacks Abstract This article considers the work of Hannah Arendt and Ghassan Kanafani in relation to the social and juridical logic and form of the settler colony and of the settler-colonial logic and form of the Israeli state and its ideology, Zionism. The argument is framed in relation to...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Cultural Studies 23 , no. 6 ( 2009 ): 827 – 38 . Morahg Gilead . “ Subverting Dystopia: Yitsḣak Ben-Ner’s Fiction of the Future .” Prooftexts 13 , no. 3 ( 1993 ): 269 – 87 . Sand Shlomo . “ How Israel Went from Atheist Zionism to Jewish State .” Ha’aretz , January 21...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... potential for serious political work. The essay takes Hebrew culture as its primary example. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Tragedy Zionism Oedipus Antigone Ronit Matalon's Sarah Sarah Butler Works Cited Abrahams Israel . Jewish Life in the Middle Ages . 1898 . New York...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Oregon ORIENTALISM AND THE HEBREW IMAGINATION. By Yaron Peleg. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 153 p. Yaron Peleg’s new book Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination sets out to examine the manner in which “Jewish nationalism or Zionism fits into [the] matrix of Orientalism” (4) as...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Oregon ORIENTALISM AND THE HEBREW IMAGINATION. By Yaron Peleg. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 153 p. Yaron Peleg’s new book Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination sets out to examine the manner in which “Jewish nationalism or Zionism fits into [the] matrix of Orientalism” (4) as...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Oregon ORIENTALISM AND THE HEBREW IMAGINATION. By Yaron Peleg. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 153 p. Yaron Peleg’s new book Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination sets out to examine the manner in which “Jewish nationalism or Zionism fits into [the] matrix of Orientalism” (4) as...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Oregon ORIENTALISM AND THE HEBREW IMAGINATION. By Yaron Peleg. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 153 p. Yaron Peleg’s new book Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination sets out to examine the manner in which “Jewish nationalism or Zionism fits into [the] matrix of Orientalism” (4) as...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... literature, something he reads adeptly through the theological and institutional registers in the emergent discipline. The last two essays of the issue confront the convergence of Orientalism and Zionism in relation to problems of political theology. In her analysis of Leah Gold- berg’s modernist...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... . Shaked. G. Hebrew Literature 1880–1980 . Vols. 1 –5. Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad ve-Keter, 1977 –1998. [Hebrew] Shohat, Ella. “Sephardim in Israel: Zionism from the Point of View of Its Jewish Victims.” Social Text 19 –20 (Fall, 1988 ): 1 -35. Swirski, Shlomo. Israel: The Oriental...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... backgrounds. Yet Israel has de-emphasized this plurality and promotes instead a shared collective memory shaped by the traumatic experiences of European Jews, par- ticularly the Holocaust. The perception of Israel as European, which persists to this day, is informed by a paradox: political Zionism was...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 158–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . Gover, Yerach. Zionism: The Limits of Moral Discourse in Israeli Hebrew Fiction . London: University of Minnesota Press, 1994 . Gur, Batya. Rev. of Aqud, by Albert Swissa. Ha-aretz 25 January 1991 . B8 . Hargreaves, Alec G. “Beur Fiction: Voices from the Immigrant Community in France...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
... forward without him; the break or paradigm shift occasioned by Sein und Zeit is, in my view, philosophically decisive” (Critchley 62). Critchley will likewise divide Lévinas’s Zionism from his ethical thought, thereby removing the primary thrust from Lévinas’s writings. 3 In one sense, we have never...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Jewish. The main character, Alter-Leb, makes the island a miniature Jewish king- dom. The impulse is not Zionist as political Zionism did not yet exist. Rather, Vitlin’s version combines the Robinson Crusoe myth, as handed down to him by Campe, with Old Testament Jewish visions of kingship. While...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Modern Europe . Boston : Harvard UP , 2011 . Print . Chaver Yael . What Must Be Forgotten: The Survival of Yiddish in Zionist Palestine . Syracuse : Syracuse UP , 2004 . Print . Chowers Eyal . The Political Philosophy of Zionism: Trading Jewish Worlds for a Hebraic Land . New...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
... fathers. Conversely, both Roth and Seligmann connect ease of language with the mainstream Gentile society in which Portnoy and Rubinstein, despite the latter’s adolescent pretense toward radical Zionism,15 ul- timately want to participate. Roth’s hero at one point explicitly longs for a less agonistic...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... emancipation was predicated on the Jewish accep- tance of a Christian view of history: “Just as Christianity criticized Judaism as a historical anachronism, so did Zionism criticize the Jews in exile as having been left behind by history” (167). Zionism, in short, sought to transform Jews from Orientals...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Israel and Palestine, lambs and lions, Arabs and Jews, are destroyed in the final conflagration. Within national litera- tures previously heavily impacted by an obligatory utopian hope, be it Zionism or Communism, limbotopia may in fact be a liberating modality in which the individ- ual is freed from...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . Harvey David . A Brief History of Neoliberalism . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2005 . Hasak-Lowy Todd . “ Post-Zionism and Its Aftermath in Hebrew Literature: The Case of Orly Castel-Bloom .” Jewish Social Studies 14 , no. 2 ( 2008 ): 86 – 112 . Heise Ursula K...