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Middlebrow literature and the making of German-Jewish identity

Jonathan M. Hess

Middlebrow literature and the making of German-Jewish identity

by Jonathan M. Hess

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism,
  • German fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Jewish fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Jews -- Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century,
  • Group identity in literature,
  • Jews in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJonathan M. Hess.
    SeriesStanford studies in Jewish history and culture, Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT169 .H47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23632424M
    ISBN 109780804761222
    LC Control Number2009030703
    OCLC/WorldCa428436847

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    This study examines the way in which the identity of foreign workers and foreign writers in Germany is negotiated on the basis of language use and literary activity. Language, Literature, and the Negotiation of Identity by Barbara A. Rating: % positive. He is the author of four prize-winning monographs: Reconstituting the Body Politic: Enlightenment, Public Culture and the Invention of Aesthetic Autonomy (Wayne State University Press, ), Germans, Jews and the Claims of Modernity (Yale University Press, ), Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity (Stanford.

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Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity offers the first comprehensive investigation in English of this literature, which sought to navigate between tradition and modernity, between Jewish history and the German present, and between the fading walls of the ghetto and the promise of a new identity as members of a German Cited by: In his excellent book, Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity, Jonathan M.

Hess doesn't try to claim that the authors of nineteenth-century German-Jewish middlebrow literature were so many proto-Schitzlers who have gone unrecognized.

But neither does he treat German-Jewish middlebrow literature merely as an evocative. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity offers the first comprehensive investigation in English of this literature, which sought to navigate between tradition and modernity, between Jewish history and the German present, and between the fading walls of the ghetto and the promise of a new identity as members of a German.

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: Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) eBook: Jonathan M. Hess: Kindle Store. prior to the Second World War. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity will without doubt become a mile-stone not only in the study of German-Jewish literature and culture but of Jewish literature and culture in the nineteenth century in general.

Works Cited Adam Mendelsohn. “Tongue Ties: The Emergence of the Anglophone. Get this from a library. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity. [Jonathan M Hess] -- This book opens our eyes to the vast corpus of popular fiction written by Jews for Jews in nineteenth-century Germany, discovering a tradition of Jewish literature that is in many ways still with us.

Middlebrow literature and the making of German-Jewish identity / Jonathan M. Hess. Author Hess, Jonathan literature in nineteenth-century Germany -- Under the sword of the Spanish inquisition: the Sephardic legacy and the making of middlebrow classics -- Leopold Kompert and the pleasures of nostalgia: ghetto fiction and the creation of a.

Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity Jonathan M. Hess For generations of German-speaking Jews, the works of Goethe and Schiller epitomized the world of European high culture, a realm that Jews actively participated in as both readers and consumers.

Jonathan M. Hess, Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish rd University Press, was reviewed when it came out by a literature professor Ritchie Robertson (St. John’s College, Oxford) and I originally did not take much having just read the book, I found it a gold mine of information on the cultural world of German.

This chapter examines historical fiction that emerged in the nineteenth century. Among these is Die Marannen [The Marranos] by Phöbus Philippson (–), which represents an important launching point for the development of German-Jewish literature.

The chapter also discusses how the Spanish Inquisition and the ousting of the Moors in became a familiar setting for. This chapter examines the roles that narrative fiction—primarily orthodox novels and novellas of contemporary Jewish life—played in creating and sustaining a vision of orthodoxy as wedded to German culture and ideas about modernity as it was to maintaining the continuity with Jewish tradition which orthodox leaders felt reformers had forsaken.

of traditional constructions of Jewish identity to multiple challenges. It is within the larger context of this process of the modernization of European Jewry that Jonathan Hess’s Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity charts Jewish responses to the challenges of.

Jonathan M. Hess. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, xiii + pp. $, cloth, ISBN   Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity For generations of German-speaking Jews, the works of Goethe and Schiller epitomized the world of European high culture, a realm that Jews actively participated in as both readers and : Jing Tsu.

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.

Jonathan M. Hess () was the Moses M. and Hannah L. Malkin Distinguished Professor of Jewish History and Culture and Chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of several books, including Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish.

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Hess Stanford University Press, p. In this carefully researched book, Jonathan Hess discusses the psychological and social rôles played by 19th Century German.

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Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity revealed what had long remained a kind of terrae incognita for Jewish studies: the vast body of popular literature produced by and for Jews in the nineteenth century.

Hess did not discover a new Kafka here, but that was the point.Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Hess, Jonathan M., Maurice Samuels, and Nadia Valman, eds. Nineteenth-Century Jewish Literature: A Reader.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, CONTRIBUTOR Maurice Samuels is the Betty Jane Anlyan Professor of French at Yale.Gustav Hirschfeld (4 NovemberPyritz – 10 AprilWiesbaden) was a German classical archaeologist.

He was the great-uncle of Walter Benjamin. Life. Born into a Jewish merchant family, he studied in Literature. Franz Rühl ().