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By Laurel Plapp

ISBN-10: 041554260X

ISBN-13: 9780415542609

ISBN-10: 0415957184

ISBN-13: 9780415957182

Zionism and Revolution in European-Jewish Literature examines twentieth-century Jewish writing that demanding situations imperialist ventures and demands team spirit with the colonized, such a lot significantly the Arabs of Palestine and Africans within the Americas. considering that Edward acknowledged outlined orientalism in 1978 as a Western photograph of the Islamic global that has justified domination, critics have thought of the Jewish humans to be complicit with orientalism as a result of Zionist circulation. even though, the Jews of Europe have themselves been stuck among East and West —both marginalized because the "Orientals" of Europe and hooked up to the center East via their very own political and cultural ties. for that reason, European-Jewish writers have needed to negotiate the tricky confluence of antisemitic and orientalist discourse. Laurel Plapp lines this development in utopic visions of Jewish-Muslim kin that criticized the early Zionist move; in post-Holocaust depictions of coalition among Jews and African slaves within the Caribbean revolutions; and at last, in explorations of diasporic, transnational Jewish id after the founding of Israel. primarily, Plapp proposes that Jewish stories and postcolonial stories have a lot in universal by means of selecting ways that Jewish writers have allied themselves with colonized and exilic peoples during the world.

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