Inventing the Israelite : Jewish fiction in nineteenth-century France / Maurice Samuels.
This text focuses on the works of literature produced from 1830 to 1870 by the first generation of Jews born as French citizens. The book asserts that these writers used fiction as a laboratory to experiment with new forms of Jewish identity relevant to the modern world.
Stanford, Calif. :
Stanford University Press,
|Series:||Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.