Jeremy Dauber's Antonio's Devils: Writers of the Jewish Enlightenment and PDF

By Jeremy Dauber

ISBN-10: 0804749019

ISBN-13: 9780804749015

Antonio's Devils offers either traditionally and theoretically with the origins of contemporary Hebrew and Yiddish literature by means of tracing the development of some extraordinary writers who, for varied purposes and in numerous methods, brought up Scripture for his or her personal function, as Antonio's "devil," Shylock, does in The service provider of Venice.

By interpreting the paintings of key figures within the early background of Jewish literature throughout the prism in their allusions to classical Jewish texts, the ebook focuses cognizance at the really good and hugely advanced options the maskilim hired to accomplish their polemical and ideological objectives. Dauber makes use of this system to envision foundational texts through the various Jewish Enlightenment's finest and significant authors, achieving new and infrequently stunning conclusions.

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