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Spector, Sheila A.

British Romanticism and the Jews

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sheila A. Spector

Part I. Cultural Contexts

2. Great Britain or Judea Nova? National Identity, Property, and the Jewish Naturalization Controversy of 1753
Alan H. Singer

3. Abraham Goldsmid: Money Magician in the Popular Press
Mark L. Schoenfield

4. Halakhic Romanticism: Wordsworth, the Rabbis, and Torah
Lloyd Davies

5. “What are Those Golden Builders Doing?”: Mendelssohn, Blake, and the (Un)Building of Jerusalem

Leslie Tannenbaum

Part II. British Romantics and the Haskalah

6. “For Luz is a Good Joke”: Thomas Lovell Beddoes and Jewish Eschatology
Christopher Moylan

7. Scott’s Hebraic Historicism
Esther Schor

8. Maria Edgeworth’s Harrington: The Price of Sympathetic Representation
Neville Hoad

9. Imagining “the Jew”: Dickens’ Romantic Heritage
Efraim Sicher

Part III. Jewish Writers and British Romanticism

10. British-Jewish Writing of the Romantic Era and the Problem of Modernity: The Example of David Levi
Michael Scrivener

11. Not for “Antiquaries,” but for “Philosophers”: Isaac D’Israeli’s Talmudic Critique and His Talmudical Way with Literature
Stuart Peterfreund

12. Hyman Hurwitz’s Hebrew Tales (1826): Redeeming the Talmudic Garden
Judith W. Page

13. Grace Aguilar: Rewriting Scott Rewriting History
Elizabeth Fay

14. Alroy as Disraeli’s “Ideal Ambition”
Sheila A. Spector

15. Harold’s Complaint, or Assimilation in Full Bloom
David Kaufmann

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, History of Britain and Ireland, Jewish Cultural Studies, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
306 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137055743
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-60251-9

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