By Yael Halevi-Wise
Sephardism asks why Gentile and Jewish writers and cultural figures have selected to attract upon the medieval Sephardic adventure to specific their matters approximately dissidents and minorities in sleek countries? To what volume does their use of Sephardism overlap with different politicized discourses akin to orientalism, hispanism, and medievalism, which additionally emerged from a conflict among authoritarian, revolutionary, and romantic ideologies? This e-book brings a brand new method of Sephardic reports by means of situating it at a crossroads among Jewish experiences and Hispanic reviews in ways in which improve our appreciation of ways old fiction and political historical past have formed, and have been formed via, ancient attitudes towards Jews and their representation.
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Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) by Yael Halevi-Wise