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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: Jews and the Study of Jewish Culture in the New Europe I. Alpine Stages On March 24, 2005, Richard Bernstein reported in the New York Times on the first full production of the musical The Sound of Music on an Austrian stage: “The most beautiful music is the song of the mountain...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Brigitte Steinmann Aryans, Jews, Brahmins: Theorizing Authority through Myths of Identity. By Dorothy Figueira. New York: University Press of New York, 2002. 300 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Brian T. Edwards In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of the Separatist Imagination. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of young Sephardim in Jerusalem in 1926, and “Eretz Yisrael,” (“The Land of Israel”), which he delivered to Jewish youths in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, 1929. In the course of the essay, I argue that by configuring Arab-Jews (Jews from the Arab world) and, with greater vigor, Palestinians, as those who live...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... minimized in Argentine political history and dramatized as the hobby of eccentric fictional sociopaths. Furthermore, Jews are split into “good” and “bad” elements, with the unmanageable part cast out through collaboration between “good” Jews and gentiles so as to consolidate a Jewish-Argentine identity. I...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the railcars symbolize the conflict between dynamic changes and timeless space. These stories reflect the ambivalence that Jews felt toward the rapid changes of modernity and their dilemma about whether to take part in this process or to remain outside of it. Moreover, the theme of the train allowed Jewish...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...NINA PELIKAN STRAUS What does W.G. Sebald mean by the doubling of his character Jacques Austerlitz with Ludwig Wittgenstein, a “poetic” philosopher who, although of Jewish ancestry, had little to say about the fate of the Jews during the Nazi period? Sebald's initiation of the reader...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the Israeli Arab/Palestinian is created as a national minority who as such is also (and necessarily so) a traitor, an inauthentic Palestinian, a wannabe Jew, in short, a failed identity. Indeed, Kashua's insistence on his “Israeliness” (by writing in Hebrew, referring to himself as an Israeli Arab...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... up in the Eastern borderlands of the Habsburg Empire, in the Crownland of Galicia, which was inhabited by Ukrainians, Jews, and Poles. A third figure with a distinctly Habsburg imperial biography, Sigmund Freud, provides both techniques for reading and serves as a subject of analysis in his own right...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... writings under Apartheid, the complete absence of Palestinians in the recently published Israeli dystopias, appears particularly disheartening. Neither partner nor enemy, Palestinians do not even share in a future nightmare with Israeli Jews. We are left with the following questions: Does writing a Jewish...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Shneer David . New Jews: The End of the Jewish Diaspora . New York UP , 2005 . Barnai Samuel . “ Social Trends Among Jews in the Post-Stalin Years .” Revolution, Repression, and Revival: The Soviet Jewish Experience , edited by Gitelman Zvi R’oi Yaacov , Rowman...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
...SANDER L. GILMAN University of Oregon 2006 Aarons, Victoria. “Is It `Good-for-the-Jews or No-Good-for-the-Jews'?: Philip Roth's Registry of Jewish Consciousness.” Shofar 19 ( 2000 ): 7 -18. Alexander, Michael. “`Mammy, don't you know me?': Al Jolson and the Jews.” Jazz Age Jews...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of the Modern Jew: Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1967 . Miron, Dan. The Image of the Shtetl and Other Studies of Modern Jewish Literary Imagination . Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001 . ____. A Traveler Disguised: The Rise...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Inquiry 33 . 1 ( 2006 ): 52 – 77 . Print . Arendt Hanna . “The Jew as Pariah: A Hidden Tradition.” The Jewish Writings . Ed. Kohn Jerome Feldman Ron H. . New York : Schocken , 2007 . 275 – 97 . Print . Asad Talal . Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Friedman, Alan Warren. “The Jew's Complaint in Recent American Fiction.” Pinsker 149 -63. Gilman, Sander. Jewish Self-Hatred: Anti-Semitism and the Hidden Language of the Jews . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986 . ____. Jews in Today's German Culture . Bloomington and Indianapolis...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., anti-immigrant sentiment ran high against new- comers: against Germans for their “clannishness,” against Jews for their “parvenu spirit” or radical- ism, against the Irish for their “low and squalid” way of life, against the Italians and Poles for their Catholicism, and against the Chinese...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the so-called era of the open door, anti-immigrant sentiment ran high against new- comers: against Germans for their “clannishness,” against Jews for their “parvenu spirit” or radical- ism, against the Irish for their “low and squalid” way of life, against the Italians and Poles for their Catholicism...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., anti-immigrant sentiment ran high against new- comers: against Germans for their “clannishness,” against Jews for their “parvenu spirit” or radical- ism, against the Irish for their “low and squalid” way of life, against the Italians and Poles for their Catholicism, and against the Chinese...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... description of the trial distills the inheritance that structures her writing on thought, labor, life, politics, and judgment, as the shadowy figure of “the Arab”—like “the peies and caftan Jews, who make life impossible for all the reasonable people here”—threatens life in the agora that, as Arendt wrote...