The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

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This book examines how modernizing German-speaking cultures, undergoing their own processes of identification, responded to the narcissistic threat posed by the continued persistence of Judentum (Judaism, Jewry, Jewishness) by representing "the Jew"'s body--or rather parts of that body and the techniques performed upon them. Such fetish-producing practices reveal the question of German-identified modernity to be inseparable from the Jewish Question. But Jewish-identified individuals, immersed in the phantasmagoria of such ...

The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity 2011, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823233625

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The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity 2011, Fordham University Press, New York

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