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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...
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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...
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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 (2023) 75 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2023
... psyche and that its unsettling of the boundaries between the external and the internal represents the anxieties of the maternal” (160). Identifying the gothic thereby not only decouples the development of Hebrew literature from the development of Zionism, but also offers a feminist perspective on what...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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 outlined by Edward Said in his 1978 groundbreaking study...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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 outlined by Edward Said in his 1978 groundbreaking study...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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 outlined by Edward Said in his 1978 groundbreaking study...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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 outlined by Edward Said in his 1978 groundbreaking study...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that for such literary and ethical concerns to be critically explored, Israel must first be (officially) recognized as an apartheid regime. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 dystopia Jewish Palestinian Zionism Israel apartheid colonialism THIS ARTICLE IS ABOUT DYSTOPIAS. 1 More...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... 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 Majority . London: Zed Books...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 novel Avedot, Allison Schacter entwines secularism and Oriental- ism, showing how Goldberg’s work frames...
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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 (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 born in Europe, and the idealistic Zionist halutzim...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
...). 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 left behind Descartes, who articulated the ontological difference between self and world that led to epistemology, the logic...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as an alternative to Zionism. Unlike Ulinich’s and Litman’s texts, Absurdistan engages directly with the question of Israel. Shteyngart’s deci- sion to include Israel in his narrative is not surprising given that Jewish emigration from the former Soviet Union was from its beginnings in the 1960s portrayed...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... a canonized European narrative, while the Judaization of the text legitimated the text for Jewish readers who needed to recognize the literary terrain as 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...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . 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 York : Cambridge UP , 2012 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... culture (“The Zionist Return” 163). He extends this observation to the Zionist project, arguing that Jewish 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...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in Immune System Discourse .” In Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature . Abingdon : Routledge , 1991 , 203 – 30 . Harvey David . A Brief History of Neoliberalism . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2005 . Hasak-Lowy Todd . “ Post-Zionism and Its Aftermath...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
... pretense toward radical Zionism,15 ul- timately want to participate. Roth’s hero at one point explicitly longs for a less agonistic type of discourse, one where words are “a form of conversation” (221) and “little gifts, containing meanings” (222). Nonconfrontational Gentile discourse is also invoked...