Neither with Them, Nor Without Them: The Russian Writer and the Jew in the Age of Realism
This volume explores the complex and ambiguous construction of Jewishness as 'Otherness' in the works of Gogol, Dostoevsky and Turgenev. Elena M. katz tackles traditional representations of Jews in light of the sociohistoric and cultural contexts of the time and of the writers' own politics and aesthetics.
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