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Author Nur, Ofer Nordheimer, 1967-

Title Eros and tragedy : Jewish male fantasies and the masculine revolution of Zionism / Ofer Nordheimer Nur
Published Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 220 pages)
Series Israel : society, culture and history
Israel (Boston, Mass.)
Contents Introduction -- Eastern Galicia and Vienna : Hashomer, Tse'irei Tsiyon, and the origins of Hashomer Hatzair -- The "sexual problem" in the youth movement : from denial, to love, to eros -- Tragic man : an aesthetic of anarchism -- Eros and tragedy : Dionysos in the Galilee -- Martin Buber and Gustav Landauer : Gemeinschaft and subterranean Judaism -- Dancing, working, and public confessions : the Eda takes its form -- The Eda of Hashomer Hatzair as Männerbund : a Jewish male fantasy comes full Central European circle -- The tragic hero metamorphoses into a sensitive man
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject World Hashomer Hatzair -- History.
Jewish men -- Palestine -- Attitudes -- History.
Jewish men -- Palestine -- Psychology -- History.
Masculinity -- Palestine -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306571960 (MyiLibrary)
161811073X (electronic bk.)
9781306571968 (MyiLibrary)
9781618110732 (electronic bk.)