Jewish Frontiers / Edition 1

Jewish Frontiers / Edition 1

by Sander L. Gilman
     
 

In a series of interlinked essays, Sander Gilman reimagines Jewish identity as that of people living on a frontier rather than in a diaspora.
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Overview

In a series of interlinked essays, Sander Gilman reimagines Jewish identity as that of people living on a frontier rather than in a diaspora.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965608
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
• Introduction: The Frontier as a Model for Jewish History
Part I: Representing the Shoah at the Frontier
• The First Comic Film about the Shoah: Jurek Becker and Cultural Opposition within the GDR
• Is Life Beautiful? Can the Shoah Be Funny? On the Frontier between Acceptable and Unacceptable Representations of the Holocaust in Some Newer and Older Films
Part II: Diseases and Boundaries
• Smoking Jews on the Frontier
• A French Frontier: Proust's Nose
• A Dream of Jewishness on the Frontier: Kafka's Tumor and "A Country Doctor"
• Private Knowledge: Jewish Illnesses and the Process of Identity Formation
Part III: Jewish Bodies on the Multicultural Frontier
• "We're Not Jews": Imagining Jewish History and Jewish Bodies in Contemporary Multicultural Literature
• Notes
• Supplemental Reading
• Index

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