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Jewish characters in eighteenth century English fiction and drama (1935)

Harm Reijudend Sient jo van der Veen

Jewish characters in eighteenth century English fiction and drama (1935)

by Harm Reijudend Sient jo van der Veen

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Published by Bij J. B. Wolters in Groningen .
Written in English


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Statementby H. R. S. van der Veen..
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Open LibraryOL17248333M

Eighteenth-Century Studies is committed to publishing the best of current writing on all aspects of eighteenth-century culture. The journal publishes different modes of analysis and disciplinary discourses that explore how recent historiographical, critical, and theoretical ideas have engaged scholars concerned with the eighteenth century. Recent scholarship has brought to light the existence of a dynamic world of specifically Jewish forms of literature in the nineteenth century—fiction by Jews, about Jews, and often designed largely for Jews. This volume makes this material accessible to English speakers for the first time, offering a selection of Jewish fiction from France, Great Britain, and the German-speaking world.

English Literature in the Eighteenth Century by Year – In , William Congreve's play The Way of the World premiered. Although unsuccessful at the time, The Way of the World is a good example of the sophistication of theatrical thinking during this period, with complex subplots and characters intended as ironic parodies of common stereotypes. In , Nicholas Rowe's domestic drama. Jews have done a pretty good job holding up our end of the “People of the Book” deal, especially over the last hundred years. Jewish writers from all over the globe have contributed fiction in a number of different languages, influencing the form in ways immeasurable, in turn helping to document the Jewish experience better than most history books.

Yiddish literature, the body of written works in the Yiddish language of Ashkenazic Jewry. Its history can be divided into Old Yiddish literature (c. –), Haskala and Hasidism (c. –), and Modern Yiddish literature (from ). It has been in decline since the Nazi genocide of the 20th century. This new source consists of the original account books of the Jerusalem Jewish community (which was equivalent to the Sephardic community at that time) from the second half of the eighteenth century. Account books of eleven different years from the s to the s (from the Jewish year equivalent to to the equivalent of


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