Conscription and the search for modern Russian Jewry /

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Author / Creator: Litvak, Olga.
Format: Book
Imprint: Bloomington : Indian University Press, [2006]
Series:Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Table of Contents:
  • A Note on Transliteration
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Literary Response to Conscription and the Persistence of Enlightenment in Russian-Jewish Culture
  • 1. Stepchildren of the Tsar: Jewish Cantonists and the Official Origins of Russian Jewry
  • 2. Great Expectations: The Beginnings of Cantonist Literature and the Emancipation of Russian-Jewish Consciousness
  • 3. The Romance of Enlightenment: Gender and the Critique of Embourgeoisement in the Recruitment Novels of I.
  • 4. Return of the Native: The Nicholaevan Universe of Sh. J. Abramovich and the Enlightenment Origins of Russian-Jewish Populism
  • 5. Dead Children of the Hebrew Renaissance: The Conscription Story as Nationalist Myth
  • 6. The Writing of Conscription History and the Making of the Russian-Jewish Diaspora
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index