Inspecting Jews: American Jewish Detective Stories

Inspecting Jews: American Jewish Detective Stories

by Laurence Roth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813533698
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 152.40(w) x 228.60(h) x (d)

About the Author

LAURENCEROTH is an assistant professor of English and Jewish studies and coordinator of the Jewish studies program at Susquehanna University. He is the editor of Modern Language Studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Inspecting Jews1
Cases of Gender
1Talmudic Sissy or Jewish Dupin?19
2Unraveling "Intermarriage"53
3The Jewish Woman as Amateur76
Cases of Memory
4Twice-Told Tales of Ashkenaz and Sepharad111
5Hard-Boiled Holocaust139
Cases of Alterity
6Undercover Gentiles and Undercover Jews173
7Am I My Brother's Detective?200
8The Faithful Defended226
AppendixAudience Reception Survey249
Notes253
Bibliography269
Index279

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