The word unheard : legacies of anti-Semitism in German literature and culture

Helfer, Martha B., 1962-

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  • Creator Martha B. Helfer
  • Format Books
  • Publication Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • xxiii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780810127944, 0810127946
  • OCLC ocn713181648

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: the language of anti-Semitism -- Lessing and the limits of Enlightenment -- Questioning origins: Friedrich von Schiller's The legation of Moses -- Germany under the sign of the Jew: Achim von Arnim's Isabella of Egypt -- Reading blood: Annette von Droste-Hulshoff's The Jews' beech tree -- Natural anti-Semitism: Adalbert Stifter's Abdias -- Framing the Jew: Franz Grillparzer's The Jewess of Toledo -- Conclusion: the word unheard
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