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 bargains either traditionally and theoretically with the origins of recent Hebrew and Yiddish literature by means of tracing the growth of some outstanding writers who, for numerous purposes and in quite a few methods, brought up Scripture for his or her personal objective, as Antonio's "devil," Shylock, does in The service provider of Venice.

By studying the paintings of key figures within the early background of Jewish literature in the course of the prism in their allusions to classical Jewish texts, the ebook focuses awareness at the wonderful and hugely advanced techniques the maskilim hired to accomplish their polemical and ideological ambitions. Dauber makes use of this system to check foundational texts by means of a few of the Jewish Enlightenment's best and critical authors, achieving new and infrequently striking conclusions.

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