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The Resource The converso's return : conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture, Dalia Kandiyoti

The converso's return : conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture, Dalia Kandiyoti

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The converso's return : conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture
Title
The converso's return
Title remainder
conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
Dalia Kandiyoti
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Language
eng
Summary
"The Converso's Return is a study of recent fiction and memoirs by U.S. Latinx, Spanish, French, and Turkish authors about the current revival of Iberian Jewish history, in particular, the largely forced conversions of Jews to Catholicism in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Spain and Portugal. This seemingly remote history has been the topic of a substantial library of contemporary literary and popular writing, especially since the 1992 quincentennial commemorations of the 1492 conversions and expulsion of Jews and Muslims from Spain and the conquest of the Americas. The recent claiming of Sephardi converso ancestry by Christian (and to a much lesser extent Muslim) descendants in the Americas, Europe, and Turkey has taken place simultaneously with the fictional and testimonial writing about conversos and their descendants by authors on several continents. What is it about conversos that has sparked their imagination? What do we learn and rethink about conversions' afterlives including their resurgence in the present, and how does this help us understand how and why we return to and resuscitate the past? The literary writing in English, Spanish, French, and Turkish about the fate of the converts through the centuries that The Converso's Return investigates together help us complicate ideas about conversos, contemporary historical consciousness, the role of genealogy in culture, collective memory, missing/imagined archives, Sephardi identities, and world literature"--
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Kandiyoti, Dalia
Dewey number
809/.93382
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.5.M37
LC item number
K36 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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  • Literature, Modern
  • Literature, Modern
  • Marranos in literature
  • Sephardim in literature
  • Conversion in literature
  • Ethnicity in literature
Label
The converso's return : conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture, Dalia Kandiyoti
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Doubles, disguises, splits : conversos in modern literature and thought -- Latinx Sephardism and the absent archive : Crypto-Jews and the transamerican Latinx imagination -- Return to Sepharad : blood, convergences, and embodied remnants -- Sephardis' converso pasts : the critical genealogical imagination -- Ottoman-Spanish and Jewish-Muslim entanglements : conversos in contemporary Turkish fiction
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MSTDDA6207052
Extent
1 online resource ( xiv, 311 pages.):
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781503612440
Lccn
2019045179
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The converso's return : conversion and Sephardi history in contemporary literature and culture, Dalia Kandiyoti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Doubles, disguises, splits : conversos in modern literature and thought -- Latinx Sephardism and the absent archive : Crypto-Jews and the transamerican Latinx imagination -- Return to Sepharad : blood, convergences, and embodied remnants -- Sephardis' converso pasts : the critical genealogical imagination -- Ottoman-Spanish and Jewish-Muslim entanglements : conversos in contemporary Turkish fiction
Control code
MSTDDA6207052
Extent
1 online resource ( xiv, 311 pages.):
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781503612440
Lccn
2019045179
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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