Her glory all within : rejecting and transforming Orthodoxy in Israeli and American Jewish women's fiction /

Representation of the religious sector is a new phenomenon in modern Israeli literature, emerging from a diversification of Israeli culture that began in the 1970s. Barbara Landress here explores the intricacies of fiction about Orthodox women in contemporary contexts, offering a subtle interpretati...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Landress, Barbara Ann
Format: eBook
Published: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2012.
Series:Studies in Orthodox Judaism.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Feminism and Orthodoxy
  • Representing Orthodoxy
  • The Orthodox romance : veiled complaint and ambivalence extreme in Hanna Bat Shahar
  • Yehudit Rotem's consciousness-raising novels
  • Revaluing the traditional in American Jewish women's writing
  • Politics, nationalism and the secular-religious rift
  • Inclusivity and transformation.