Orientalism, Secularism, and the Crisis of Hebrew Modernism: Reading Leah Goldberg's Avedot

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleOrientalism, Secularism, and the Crisis of Hebrew Modernism: Reading Leah Goldberg's Avedot Author(S)Allison Schachter (Author)
Abstract  This article examines how Leah Goldberg's modernist novel Avedot, written between 1936 and 1939, but unpublished in her lifetime, theorizes the intersections of gender, Hebrew secularism, and Orientalism. Goldberg's novel dramatizes the crisis of secular European Hebrew through the perspective of a modern Hebrew poet and Orientalist scholar,.... ...Paginationp 345-362
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
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