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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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-352) and index.
Action note
committed to retain
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 Hameʼasef: 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 Baʼrav: 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
LCCN
^^2005929544
OCLC
62726369
RCP
H - S
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