Jewish Studies, the first volume in a groundbreaking new series, Key Words in Jewish Studies, introduces the basic approach of the series by organizing discussion around key concepts in the field that have emerged over the last two centuries: history and science, race and religion, self and community, identity and memory. The book is oriented by contemporary critical theory, especially feminist and postcolonial studies, and the multidisciplinary approaches of cultural studies.
About the Author
Andrew Bush is a professor of Jewish studies and Hispanic studies at Vassar College. He is the author of The Routes of Modernity: Spanish American Poetry from the Early to the Mid-Nineteenth Century.
Table of Contents
Foreword, by the Series Editors
Introduction: To What May This Be Likened?
Terms of Debate and State of the Question
In a New Key
1 Terms of Debate
Others Studying, Other Jews
2 State of the Question
Jewish Studies after Auschwitz
The Boundaries of Ethnic Identity
3 In a New Key
Cast of Characters
Points of Departure