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The Polyphony of Jewish Culture

by Benjamin Harshav

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Poetry & poets,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • 20th century,
  • Hebrew literature, Modern,
  • History and criticism,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Jews,
  • Yiddish poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930194M
    ISBN 100804755124
    ISBN 109780804755122

    Polyphony developed in the late Middle Ages, and then instruments came back into divine worship — quite rightly, too, because, as we have seen, the Church not only continues the synagogue, but also takes up, in the light of Christ's Pasch, the reality represented by the Temple. Two new factors are thus at work in Church music. In the following I will describe an often-underappreciated feature of multilingual Jewish cultures: the interpretation of a sacred Hebrew signifier by its phonic identity or proximity to a signifier in another language. My discussion draws on three cultural environments: the Talmudic and Midrashic culture, the Ashkenazi traditional one, and modern Hebrew of the.

    // Washington Jewish Week;7/30/, Vol. 51 Is p An obituary for American Jewish author E. L. Doctorow is presented. In Memoriam: Acclaimed Novelist and Long-Time New Rochelle Resident E.L. Doctorow. // Westchester County Business Journal;8/3/ Supplement Arts News, pA3. The article presents an obituary for novelist E.L. Doctorow. Strict rules governed disputation, and it became the preferred method of teaching within the university curriculum and beyond. In The Medieval Culture of Disputation, Alex J. Novikoff has written the first sustained and comprehensive study of the practice of scholastic disputation and of its formative influence in multiple spheres of cultural life.

    "Jerrilynn , Maria Rosa Menocal, and Abigail Krasner’s Balbale’s Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture stands out in every respect: it is challenging, thorough, and compelling. Its importance lies in conveying the unique cultural and linguistic polyphony of the nascent Castilian culture. The study of Jewish life in modern Islamic contexts during the Fellowship year at the Katz Center delved into the meaning of modernity in North Africa, the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, as well as Central and South so doing, the Fellows broke new ground by looking beyond the more familiar paradigms of modern and contemporary Jewish history in European, American, and Israeli.


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This book is a coat of many colors. It is a collection of essays written in English by the distinguished Israeli literary and cultural critic, Benjamin Harshav, covering the whole span of Jewish culture. The essays combine a wide historical scope with meticulously detailed close analyses of the art of by: This book is a coat of many colors.

It is a collection of essays written in English by the distinguished Israeli literary and cultural critic, Benjamin Harshav, covering the whole span of Jewish culture. The essays combine a wide historical scope with meticulously detailed close analyses of the art of poetry. They discuss general aspects of Jewish history, such as the demographic situation of.

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THE POLYPHONY OF JEWISH CULTURE. By Benjamin Harshav. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, Pp. vii + $ Focusing on literary, cultural, and historical aspects of Jewish life in late nineteenth‐century and early twentieth‐sscentury Eastern Europe, Benjamin Harshav's collection of essays is a masterful synthesis of in‐depth studies of individual figures that.

Table of contents for The polyphony of Jewish culture / Benjamin Harshav. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. A new introduction by noted scholar Arbie Orenstein highlights the book's enduring values and significance.

For musicologists, ethnographers, and students of Jewish history and culture, this fascinating book remains the most comprehensive one-volume study of the development and meaning of Jewish music over a thousand years of history.3/5(1).

Berl strengthened his case for “Jewish” polyphony in Das Judentum in der Musik— one of the few new portions of the book not previously published. “New research has determined that oriental music is not homophonic, rather heterophonic, a concept that corresponds perfectly with polyphony, in particular Schoenbergian polyphony.”Cited by: 1.

Nathan Alterman (Hebrew: נתן אלתרמן ‎, Aug – Ma ) was an Israeli poet, playwright, journalist, and never holding any elected office, Alterman was highly influential in Socialist Zionist politics, both before and after the establishment of the State of ality: Israeli (since ).

Nietzsche and Jewish culture. New York: Routledge, Print. Rebirth of a culture Jewish identity and Jewish writing in Germany and Austria today.

New York: Berghahn, Print. Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (Jewish Culture and Contexts). New York: University of Pennsylvania, Print. Polyphony in Jewish music Polyphonic singing is not a very common feature of Jewish traditional music and liturgical service.

“Despite efforts by German immigrants who introduced their choral tradition to synagogues in Haifa in the s, and by Sephardi musicians such as Rahamim Amar (in Sephardi synagogues the choir sang in unison), few.

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Its importance lies in conveying the unique cultural and linguistic polyphony of the nascent Castilian by: Noach (Nojach) Pryłucki or Noach Prilutski (October 1, in Berdichev – Aug in Vilnius) was a Jewish Polish politician from the was also a Yiddish linguist, philologist, lawyer and scholar of considerable renown.

Pryłucki was a respected attorney and was said to have had "leadership over the scattered (non-Zionist) national clubs, societies, and groups".Authority control: BNF: cbb (data). Jewish culture at its best is a culture of give and take, of negotiation and thorough examination of all aspects of a given issue, of keen persuasion and arguments for the sake of heaven, but also of strong passions merely masquerading as arguments for the sake of heaven.

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New York: Berghahn, Print. Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (Jewish Culture and Contexts). New York: University of Pennsylvania, Print. Polyphony in the novel does not refer, as the term might perhaps suggest, to the simple co-presence of harmonising voices.

The polyphonic novel is defined in Bakhtin's account by the quality of the relationship between narrator and character, in that the former allows the latter right to the final word.

Jewish culture is analogous to the musical concept of counterpoint, as well as to the notion of human polyphony, whereby the community is viewed as a chorus of different voices, or different. Jewish Culture Jewish Music Live. but also the assumption that music of the Jews has always borrowed from the surrounding culture, it is only fair to take a second look at the claim that Rossi has indeed written “Jewish music.” The one moment of this opening section in which Rossi abandons both melisma and polyphony is in his.

"JerrilynnMaria Rosa Menocal, and Abigail Krasner’s Balbale’s Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture stands out in every respect: it is challenging, thorough, and compelling. Its importance lies in conveying the unique cultural and linguistic polyphony of the nascent Castilian culture.5/5(1).

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