British Romanticism and the Jews : History, Culture, Literature, Paperback / softback Book

British Romanticism and the Jews : History, Culture, Literature Paperback / softback

Edited by S. Spector

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British Romanticism and the Jews explores the mutual influences exerted by the British-Christian and British-Jewish communities on each other during the period between the Enlightenment and Victorianism.

The essays in the volume demonstrate how the texts produced by the Jewish Enlightenment provided a significant resource for romantic intellectual revisionism, in much the same way that British romanticism provided the cultural basis through which the British-Jewish community was able to negotiate between the competing obligations to ethnicity and nationalism.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 294 pages, XII, 294 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780230602519

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