Jewishness in Russian Culture : Within and Without.

Jewishness in Russian Culture is devoted to new approaches and methods for the study of Jewish acculturation in Russian literature and its effects. It attempts to redefine criteria and borders of a discipline situated roughly between Judaica Rossica and Rossica Judaica.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Katsis, Leonid
Format: eBook
Published: Brill, 2013.
Series:Studia Judaeoslavica.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Contributors; Leonid F. Katsis and Helen Tolstoy. Introduction: Judaica Rossica
  • THE EMPIRE CREATES ITS IMAGE OF THE JEW; Olga Minkina. The Jewish Elite in the Russian Empire of the Late 18th
  • Early 19th Centuries: Toward a Rhetoric of Self-Presentation; Mikhail Weisskopf. ""Diabolic Delight"": New Materials to the Jewish Theme in Russian Romanticism; PART TWO. THE SILVER AGE AND THE JEWS; Helen Tolstoy. Akim Volynsky and His Jewish Cycle; Volynsky's First Jewish Apologies; Volynsky's Hyperborean Myth.
  • The Jew as TheaterRembrandt; Galina Eliasberg. The Drama of Faith and the National Question in Russian Jewish Playwrights 1880-1910; Vladimir M. Paperni. A Philo-Semitic Narrative in the Anti-Semitic Discourse: The Case of Vyacheslav Ivanov; PART THREE. THE RUSSIAN-JEWISH DIALOG IN REVOLUTION YEARS; Brian Horowitz. Reflection through Revolution: M.O. Gershenzon's Side in the Correspondence from Two Corners; Leonid F. Katsis. The Discussions on Fedor Dostoevsky at the Moscow Branch of the St.-Petersburg ""Free Philosophic Association"" as a Russian-Jewish Dialogue.
  • PART FOUR. THE TWENTIES: STRATEGIES OF SALVATIONOlaf Terpitz. Assimilation or Cultural Encounter? The Picaresque in G. Bogrov's Notes of a Jew and I. Ehrenburg's The Stormy Life of Lasik Roitschwantz; Preliminary Remarks on Reception and Genre; Literary Genre and Historiographical Concept; The Picaresque in Grigorii Bogrov's Notes of a Jew; The Picaresque in Ilya Ehrenburg's The Stormy Life of Lasik Roitschwantz; Conclusion; Vladimir Khazan. "" ... We Must Save Our People"" (On an Unrealized Project for a Russian-Jewish Weekly in Pre-War Paris).
  • PART FIVE. OLD STEREOTYPES REEMERGE IN NEW GUISESM. P. Odessky. Anti-Semitism and the Vampire Theme; Andrei Rogatchevski. The 'Khazar'-'Varangian' Dialogue in Dmitry Bykov's ZhD: Some Psychoanalytical Observations; Sergei Shargorodsky. The Darkness of Babylon: A Russian-Jewish-Israeli Experience in Visionary Journeys of Mikhail Gendelev; Name Index.