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Jewishness and masculinity from the modern to the postmodern

Neil R. Davison

Jewishness and masculinity from the modern to the postmodern

by Neil R. Davison

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Jews in literature,
  • Masculinity in literature,
  • Postmodernism (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Neil R. Davison.
    SeriesRoutledge studies in twentieth-century literature -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN770.5 .D38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24029215M
    ISBN 109780415875868
    LC Control Number2010001650

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"Neil Davison’s Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern offers a well-researched and most welcome contribution to the study of these and other Jewish masculinities One of the book’s main contributions is to broaden the discussion of Jewish masculinities while also placing it in historical context."Cited by: 6.

"Neil Davison’s Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern offers a well-researched and most welcome contribution to the study of these and other Jewish masculinities One of the book’s main contributions is to broaden the discussion of Jewish masculinities while also placing it in historical context.".

This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these Price: $ In Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern, Neil Davison explores how the intersections of race, religion, and Zionist politics affect representations of twentieth-century Jewish masculine selfhood in works by such Jewish and non-Jewish.

-Debra Shostak, The College of Wooster, James Joyce Quarterly "Neil Davison's Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern offers a well-researched and most welcome contribution to the study of these and other Jewish masculinities One of the book's main contributions is to broaden the discussion of Jewish masculinities while also placing it in historical context.".

gendered, and religious constructions of Jewish masculinity appear ing in the work of male writers, both Jewish and gentile, from the modern to the postmodern eras.

Chapters focused on George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Roth probe how the discourses of the West in the nineteenth and twen.

Neil R. Davison, Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern (New York and London: Taylor & Francis Group, ), pp. x‐xi + ISBN ‐0‐‐‐8 (hb).

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Download Citation | On Apr 1,ROBERT A. NYE and others published Neil R. Davison, Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern (New York and London: Taylor & Author: Robert A. Nye. His book in progress is A Different Difference: Jewishness, Masculinity, and Zionism from the Modern to the Postmodern.

The fictional works included in his project “demonstrate how older religious-based prejudices, as well as Judaic concepts, were sustained in the discourse on race and gender surrounding ‘the Jew.’.

Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern. London: Routledge. Press, Taylor & Francis, ( pp.). “Joyce’s Jew,” lecture and book signing, Simon Wiesenthal Center, in Collaboration with UCLA Friends of English, Los Angeles, California, 3 February Jewishness and Masculinity from Modern to the.

Is modern masculinity in crisis. Guardian journalist Iman Amrani speaks to men across the country about the issues affecting men and boys today. In Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern, Neil Davison explores how the intersections of race, religion, and Zionist politics affect representations of twentieth-century Jewish masculine selfhood in works by such Jewish and non-Jewish authors as George DuMaurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth.

Another monograph, Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern was published by the Routledge Studies in 20th-Century Literature series in He is presently at work on a critical biography of André and Simone Schwarz-Bart that focuses on race and gender in the collaborative expression of their Jewish and Afro-Caribbean identities.

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Modernism and Masculinity investigates the varied dimensions and manifestations of masculinity in the modernist period. Thirteen essays from leading scholars reframe critical trends in modernist studies by examining distinctive features of modernist literary and cultural work through the lens of masculinity.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Matthew Biberman. In Dancing Jewish, Rebecca Rossen engages with a wide-ranging history of Jews and Jewishness in American modern and postmodern dance between the s and the early twenty-first outlines the vital role Jewish choreographers have played in the development of modern dance in the United States and the ways in which these choreographers reiterate and unsettle signifiers of Jewishness Author: Kathryn Holt.Indeed, that the book moves back and forth from early modern plays and poems to 18th and 19th century novels, from theology to post-modernity, from plays by Jonson and Shakespeare to proto-Nazi propaganda and National Socialist marital policies with verve and confidence really suggests what a remarkable achievement this book : Matthew Biberman.Masculinity, Anti-Semitism and Early Modern English Literature: He also contends that as a result of this linkage between Jewishness and the limits of masculine behavior, the image of the Jewish woman remains especially unstable.

Biberman's final contribution in this study is to provide a definition for postmodern antisemitism and to Format: Gebundenes Buch.