The Resource Visualizing Jews Through the Ages : Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, edited by Hannah Ewence and Helen Spurling

Visualizing Jews Through the Ages : Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, edited by Hannah Ewence and Helen Spurling

Label
Visualizing Jews Through the Ages : Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism
Title
Visualizing Jews Through the Ages
Title remainder
Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Hannah Ewence and Helen Spurling
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in Jewish life are part of an on-going strategy of image management - the urge to shape, direct, authorize and contain Jewish literary and material images and encounters with those images - a strategy both consciously and unconsciously undertaken within multifarious arenas of Jewish life from early moder
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.892/4
Index
index present
LC call number
DS143
LC item number
.V54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in cultural history
Series volume
37
Label
Visualizing Jews Through the Ages : Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, edited by Hannah Ewence and Helen Spurling
Publication
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  • net
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents ; List of Figures ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction: Visualizing Jews: An Introduction to Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism Through the Ages; Part I: Divinity, Divine Actions and Their Interpretation: The Management of Theological Images; 1. The Idea of Creation Out of Nothing: From Qumran to Genesis Rabbah; 2. The Image of God in Late Antique Apocalyptic Literature: The Holy One as Teacher in Pirqe Mashiah; 3. Approaching the Divine by Imitatio Dei: Tzelem and Demut in R. Moshe Cordovero's Tomer Devorah
  • 14. The Image of the Jews in Belorussian Soviet Cinema, 1924-193615. Another Man's Faith? The Image of Judaism in the BBC Television Series Men Seeking God; 16. The Absent, the Partial and the Iconic in Archival Photographs of the Holocaust; 17. Adorno and the Prohibition of the Image: The Case of Music; 18. Ari Folman's Other War: Animating and Erasing the Holocaust in Waltz with Bashir; Contributors ; Index
  • 4. The Image of Torah Min Ha-Shamayim in the Thought of Louis Jacobs5. Nothing and the Jews; Part II: Contested Images of Judaism and Jewishness: Jewish Perspectives on Identity and Image Management; 6. Iconism and Aniconism in the Period of the Monarchy: Was There an Image of the Deity in the Jerusalem Temple?; 7. The Wissenschaft des Judentums and the Visual; 8. Aestheticism and the Flight from Jewishness; 9. The Jew in the Eruv, the Jew in the Suburb: Contesting the Public Face and the Private Space of British Jewry
  • Part III: Interaction and Conflict with the 'Other': The Management of Images in Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations10. Beyond the Generic: Contextual Interpretations of Mediaeval Jewish Female Iconography; 11. Navigating Christian Space: Jewish Responses to Christian Imagery in Early Modern German Lands; 12. Translating Modernity: On Aniconism and Negative Aesthetics in German-Jewish Thought; 13. Confronting the Military Image: The Jewish Soldier and the British Army in the First World War; Part IV: Communication and Representation: The Management of Jewish Images in Cultural Media
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ocn905599997
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781317630289
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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unknown
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.b34654069
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)905599997
  • ebl1317630289

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