Jewish Frontiers Essays on Bodies, Histories, and Identities by Sander L. Gilman

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Judaism,
  • History - General History,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • Holocaust,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Religion / Judaism / History,
  • Jewish,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Identity,
  • Influence,
  • Jewish diaspora,
  • Jews

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9626821M
ISBN 100312295324
ISBN 109780312295325

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Gilman's latest volume, is a characteristically lively series of essays which examines the concept of Jewish identity from fresh and stimulating perspectives and casts a cultural microscope over Jewish history on a wide frontier.' - The Jewish Chronicle.

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About this book. Introduction. In this collection of new essays, Sander Gilman muses on Jewish memory and representation throughout the twentieth-century. Bringing together the worlds of literature, medicine, and popular culture in his characteristic ways, Gilman looks at new, post-diasporic ways of understanding the limits of Jewish identity.

The Jewish Frontier examines the history of the Jewish people who helped build the American West. They were some of the earliest settlers, arriving with the Gold Rush and staying to create the businesses and communities that formed the state. In Europe, Russia, and elsewhere, Jews faced a.

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In this collection of loosely related essays, Gilman, the important cultural critic who gave us Jewish Self-Hatred () and The Jew's Body (), as well as works on the Jewishness of Freud and Kafka, seeks to establish the term "frontier" as the defining metaphor for contemporary Jewish identity.

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Topics include the development of the. Instead, Stone selects historical episodes that show the frontier in action from the earliest Jewish presence in Texas—possibly the s—to the contemporary Jewish world of the Dell Jewish Author: Marcie Cohen Ferris. Texas is at the intersection of two distinct and sometimes competing narratives that established the symbolic context of Jewish life in the state: the American frontier and the Jewish Diaspora.

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Rabin won the National Jewish Book Award for Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America. The book presents a history of 19th-century Jewish people who left Eastern cities and journeyed to the American West and South.

“I’m interested in how America is set up and how that affects religious life. A Jewish Community. Jewish Identity on the Suburban Frontier: A Study of Group Survival in the Open Society (The Lakeville Studies, Volume 1.) by Marshall Sklare and Joseph Greenblum.

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