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CONTENTS

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction: A New Approach to Modern Jewish Literary History

The Development of the Victorian Jewish Public Sphere

Five Ways to Make Anglo-Jewish Literary History Disappear

Gendering Modern Anglo-Jewish History

The Origin of Jewish Women Writers’ Genres

1.Walter Scott and the Conversionists

Speaking the Jew

Forming the Heroine of Romance

2.The “New Woman” and the Emergence of the Modern Jewish Man

Separate Spheres: Traditionalists

Male Champions: Reformers

Censorship

Romancing the Jewish Man: The Case of the Disraelis

Midrash

Matthias Levy’s The Hasty Marriage

From Within and Without

3.Marion and Celia Moss: Transformations of “the Jewess”

4.Grace Aguilar: “The Moral Governess of the Hebrew Family”

The Veil and the Spirit

Sui Generis

Selfless Ambition

Rewards and Punishments

The Rich, the Middle Class, and the “Cheap”

Legacy

Epilogue: Anna Maria Goldsmid and the Limits of History

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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Preface

Additional Information

ISBN
9780814344453
Related ISBN
9780814344446
MARC Record
OCLC
1111982558
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-15
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC
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