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Author Pinsker, Shachar.
Title Literary passports : the making of modernist Hebrew fiction in Europe / Shachar M. Pinsker.
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011.
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 Floor4  PJ5029 .P56 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 487 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-472) and index.
Contents Spatializing the margins : Hebrew modernism and the urban experience -- Odessa and Warsaw : a tale of two centers? -- Homel and Lvov : the significance of the frontiers -- London : a foggy day in Whitechapel -- Vienna : "this mocking and innocent city" -- Berlin : between the Scheunenviertel and the Romanisches café -- The sexual turn in modernist fiction of fin de siècle Europe -- I am so weak and my desire is so strong : the crisis of (Jewish) masculinity -- In the house and in the gardens : erotic triangulations and homosocial desire -- Writing, masculinity and sexual desire -- Imagining the beloved : the new Jewish woman -- Old wine in new flasks : the reinvention of Jewish traditions -- In the shadow of God : the quest for new religiosity in European and Hebrew modernism -- Mysterium tremendum : the varieties of religious experience in Hebrew modernism -- Out of the depths : visions and guiding spirits -- Appendix : the meaning of Hasidism and its echoes in modern Hebrew literature (1906) / Yosef Chaim Brenner.
Subject Hebrew fiction -- Europe -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Jewish fiction -- Europe -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0804770646 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804770644 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40018931546
OCLC number 560561683