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Comparative Literature (1 September 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 (1 December 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 : Atheneum...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 January 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 (1 March 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 (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., 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 left behind Descartes, who articulated the ontological difference between self and world that led to...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... 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 both Defoe and Campe also suggest that Robinson Crusoe is the king of his island, for...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... : 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 York : Cambridge UP...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 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 (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 into Occidentals by embracing a Christian messianic vision of the Jewish return to the Land of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 the shackles of the collective. Even an interminable “World War Z” leaves space for...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Theory Reconsidered.” Reflections on Exile and Other Essays . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2003 . 436 – 52 . Print . Shohat Ella . “Sephardim in Israel: Zionism from the Standpoint of Its Jewish Victims.” Dangerous Liaisons: Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives . Ed. McClintock...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017