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The Resource Jewish pasts, German fictions : history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955, Jonathan Skolnik

Jewish pasts, German fictions : history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955, Jonathan Skolnik

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Jewish pasts, German fictions : history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955
Title
Jewish pasts, German fictions
Title remainder
history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Skolnik
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jewish Pasts, German Fictions is the first comprehensive study of how German-Jewish writers used images from the Spanish-Jewish past to define their place in German culture and society. Jonathan Skolnik argues that Jewish historical fiction was a form of cultural memory that functioned as a parallel to the modern, demythologizing project of secular Jewish history writing. What did it imply for a minority to imagine its history in the majority language? Skolnik makes the case that the answer lies in the creation of a German-Jewish minority culture in which historical fiction
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1967-
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Skolnik, Jonathan
Dewey number
833.009/3529924
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PT749.J4
LC item number
.S56 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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  • Jews in literature
  • Jewish historical fiction, German
  • German fiction
  • German fiction
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • German fiction
  • Jewish historical fiction, German
  • Jews in literature
Label
Jewish pasts, German fictions : history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955, Jonathan Skolnik
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Jewish cultural memory and the German historical novel -- Jewish history under the sign of secularization : Berthold Auerbach's Spinoza (1837) -- "Who learns history from Heine?" : Wissenschaft des Judentums and Heinrich Heine's Der Rabbi von Bacherach (1840) -- Minority culture in the age of the nation : Jewish historical fiction in nineteenth-century Germany -- German modernism and Jewish memory : Else Lasker-Schüler's Der Wunderrabbiner von Barcelona (1921) -- "Where books are burned" : Jewish memories of inquisition and expulsion in Nazi Germany and in exile -- Epilogue : post-Holocaust echoes
Control code
877363447
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790598
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877363447
Label
Jewish pasts, German fictions : history, memory, and minority culture in Germany, 1824-1955, Jonathan Skolnik
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Jewish cultural memory and the German historical novel -- Jewish history under the sign of secularization : Berthold Auerbach's Spinoza (1837) -- "Who learns history from Heine?" : Wissenschaft des Judentums and Heinrich Heine's Der Rabbi von Bacherach (1840) -- Minority culture in the age of the nation : Jewish historical fiction in nineteenth-century Germany -- German modernism and Jewish memory : Else Lasker-Schüler's Der Wunderrabbiner von Barcelona (1921) -- "Where books are burned" : Jewish memories of inquisition and expulsion in Nazi Germany and in exile -- Epilogue : post-Holocaust echoes
Control code
877363447
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790598
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877363447

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