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Russian-Jewish Literature and Identity

Jabotinsky, Babel, Grossman, Galich, Roziner, Markish (Johns Hopkins Jewish Studies)

by Alice Nakhimovshy

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature And Society,
  • Russian,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Russian Literature,
  • European - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / European,
  • Jewish authors,
  • Cultural assimilation,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jews,
  • Jews in literature,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7869941M
    ISBN 100801842050
    ISBN 109780801842054

    The world's first publisher of authentic Jewish literature in modern Russian, and exclusive distributor in North America of SHAMIR, Lechaim & F.R.E.E. publications. The fourth, current period of the Russian Jewish and Holocaust-related literature history identified by Altman, began with perestroika, when the ideological taboo was lifted. Despite the habitual denial, reluctance, political pressure, and passivity, the new freedom allowed for a revival of lavish Jewish cultural life introduces in books, films.

    Russian Jewish identity to the fore. Russian Jews as a group are hardly homoge-neous, and defining Russian Jewish identity can be a trying task, which is further complicated by the fact that most scholarship in the field has explored the history and culture of Jewish elites. With rare exceptions (such as Shternshis ), cur-. The Jewish emigration from Russia after the Revolution of changed the face of Jewish culture in Western Europe. Russian Jews brought with them the visions of a national Jewish literature in Hebrew, Yiddish or Russian, and new concepts of secular Jewish music and art.

    The fourth largest Russian-Jewish community exists in Germany with a core Russian-Jewish population of , and an enlarged population of , [] [] [] In – period, approximately , Ethnic Jews from the FSU immigrated to lia: 10,–11, Assembling an international array of experts on the Soviet and post-Soviet Jewish diaspora, the book makes room for a wide range of scholarly approaches, allowing readers to appreciate the significance of this migration from many different by: 6.


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