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The Jewish persona in the European imagination

Leonid Livak

The Jewish persona in the European imagination

a case of Russian literature

by Leonid Livak

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish authors,
  • Russian literature,
  • Antisemitism in literature,
  • Jews in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Christianity and antisemitism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [439)-481) and index.

    StatementLeonid Livak
    SeriesStanford studies in Jewish history and culture, Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3015.5.J49 L58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 498 p. :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24815965M
    ISBN 109780804770552
    LC Control Number2010018633

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The representation of Jews by European artists and thinkers is monotonous and repetitive. For almost two millennia, it has drawn on a fixed imaginative lexicon with little variation or originality, suggesting the existence of a common model that generates the Jewish image in theology, philosophy, literature, visual arts, and folklore across European cultures.

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But despite this. Leonid Livak is a professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Russian Émigrés in the Intellectual and Literary Life of Interwar France, The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination, and How It Was Done in Paris: Russian Émigré Literature and French Modernism.

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In these essays Deutscher speaks of the emotional heritage of the European Jew with a calm clear-sightedness. As a historian he writes without religious belief, but with a generous breadth of understanding; as a philosopher he writes of some of the great Jews of Europe: Spinoza, Heine, Marx, Trotsky, Luxemburg, and Freud.

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