In search of genre : Hebrew enlightenment and modernity / Moshe Pelli.

Author
Pelli, Moshe [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2005.
Description
361 p. ; 26 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-352) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Haskalah, rebirth of Hebrew letters: revival of Hebrew and the rejuvenation of the Jewish people -- Haskalah in search of genre: beginning of Haskalah and modernity -- Epistolary story: Isaac Euchel's "Igrot Meshulam": the Maskil as a young Jew in search of his identity -- Fable: The phenomena of the fable in Hameʾasef: a fabulous moral for the enlightened -- Satire: Saul Berlin's Ktav Yosher: criticism of traditional Judaism -- Dialogues of the dead: Tuvyah Feder's Kol Meḥazezim: an early Maskilic inner-conflict on the translation of the Hebrew Bible -- Travelogue: Shmuel Romanelli's Masa Baʾrav: a Maskil's 'grand tour' to a Jewry in distress in Morocco -- Autobiography: Mordechai Aharon Günzburg's Aviezer: the process of becoming a Maskil -- The satiric novel: Peretz Smolenskin's Kevurat Ḥamor: Jewish reality as mirrored in a Haskalah satire -- Postscript.
ISBN
  • 0761833072 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780761833079 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005929544
OCLC
62726369
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