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Author Aberbach, David

Title Realism, Caricature and Bias : Fiction of Mendele Mocher Sefarim
Published Portland : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, The, 1993


Description 1 online resource (144 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Note on Transliteration; Map: The World of Mendele Mocher Sefarim; Introduction; 1: The Five Twice-Told Novels; 2: Mendele and Abramowitz: Anatomy of Self-Caricature; 3: Antisemitism and Jewish Self-Hate in Mendele; 4: Mendele's Realism and the Struggle for Change; 5: Loss and Wandering in Mendele; Conclusion: An Interpretation of the Origins of Bias; Bibliography; Index
Summary Explores the psychology of prejudice and self-hate in the fiction of Mendele Mocher Sefarim, one of the key figures in modern Yiddish and Hebrew literature. The book presents an analysis of the tension between realism and caricature in Mendele's portrayal of the Russian Jews under tsarist rule
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Subject Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917 -- Criticism and interpretation
Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917 -- Psychology
Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917
Self-hate (Psychology)
Antisemitism -- Psychological aspects
Jews -- Russia -- Psychology
Jews in literature.
Antisemitism -- Psychological aspects
Jews in literature
Jews -- Psychology
Self-hate (Psychology)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781909821156