Download e-book for kindle: Antonio's Devils: Writers of the Jewish Enlightenment and by Jeremy Dauber

By Jeremy Dauber

ISBN-10: 0804749019

ISBN-13: 9780804749015

Antonio's Devils offers either traditionally and theoretically with the origins of contemporary Hebrew and Yiddish literature via tracing the growth of some notable writers who, for numerous purposes and in a variety of methods, brought up Scripture for his or her personal goal, as Antonio's "devil," Shylock, does in The service provider of Venice.

By interpreting the paintings of key figures within the early heritage of Jewish literature during the prism in their allusions to classical Jewish texts, the ebook focuses cognizance at the outstanding and hugely complicated innovations the maskilim hired to accomplish their polemical and ideological objectives. Dauber makes use of this system to check foundational texts via the various Jewish Enlightenment's finest and significant authors, achieving new and sometimes superb conclusions.

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