Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary by Yael Halevi-Wise PDF

By Yael Halevi-Wise

ISBN-10: 0804777462

ISBN-13: 9780804777469

during this e-book, Sephardism is outlined now not as an expression of Sephardic id yet as a politicized literary metaphor. because the 19th century, this metaphor has happened with remarkable frequency in works by way of authors from numerous ethnicities, religions, and nationalities in Europe, the Americas, North Africa, Israel, or even India.
Sephardism asks why Gentile and Jewish writers and cultural figures have selected to attract upon the medieval Sephardic event to precise their matters approximately dissidents and minorities in sleek countries? To what quantity does their use of Sephardism overlap with different politicized discourses corresponding to orientalism, hispanism, and medievalism, which additionally emerged from a conflict among authoritarian, revolutionary, and romantic ideologies? This ebook brings a brand new method of Sephardic experiences through situating it at a crossroads among Jewish reviews and Hispanic stories in ways in which increase our appreciation of ways historic fiction and political historical past have formed, and have been formed by way of, historic attitudes towards Jews and their representation.

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