New PDF release: Feeling Jewish: (A Book for Just About Anyone)

By Devorah Baum

In this gleaming debut, a tender critic bargains an unique, passionate, and erudite account of what it capability to believe Jewish—even whilst you’re not.

Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love. during this witty, insightful, and poignant booklet, Devorah Baum delves into fiction, movie, memoir, and psychoanalysis to provide a dazzlingly unique exploration of a sequence of emotions famously linked to sleek Jews. Reflecting on why Jews have so usually been depicted, either through others and via themselves, as at risk of “negative” emotions, she queries how detrimental those emotions rather are. and because the speed of globalization leaves numerous humans feeling extra marginalized, uprooted, and existentially threatened, she argues that such “Jewish” emotions have gotten more and more universal to us all.

starting from Franz Kafka to Philip Roth, Sarah Bernhardt to Woody Allen, Anne Frank to Nathan Englander, Feeling Jewish bridges the standard fault strains among left and correct, insider and outsider, Jew and Gentile, or even Semite and anti-Semite, to provide an necessary consultant for our divisive times.

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