By Susanne Zepp
As "New Christians" in an illiberal global, those thinkers labored in the tensions in their historic context to question norms and dogmas. long ago, students have excited about the Jewish origins of such significant figures in literature and philosophy. via shut readings of those texts, Zepp strikes the talk clear of the slim query of the authors' origins to target the cutting edge methods those authors subverted and transcended conventional genres. She translates the alterations that happened in a number of literary genres and works of the interval in the broader ancient context of the 16th and 17th centuries, demonstrating the level to which the advance of early sleek subjective attention and its expression in literary works will be defined partly as a universalization of initially Jewish experiences.
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An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627 (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) by Susanne Zepp