Diaspora Law And Literature

Author: Klaus Stierstorfer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110489252
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This volume offers, for the first time, an attempt to provide an interface between these overlapping interdisciplinary endeavours of literary studies, legal studies, and diaspora studies.

Spacing In Diaspora

Author: Emma Patchett
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110544253
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This work attempts to counteract the essentialism of originary thinking in the contemporary era by providing a new reading of a relatively understudied corpus of literature from a ambivalently stereotyped diasporic group, in order to ...

The Literature Of The Indian Diaspora

Author: Vijay Mishra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134096925
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Migrant communities bear the imprint of diaspora, 'hybridization' and différance in
their very constitution. Stuart Hall (2000: 232) The law of the hyphen and the
Indian diaspora In classical epistemologies, the law of genre (universalism) and
the law of the hyphen (particularism) are mutually exclusive: where the law of
genre aspires to the condition of purity ('genres are not to be mixed' [Derrida
1980: 202]), establishing norms, stipulating something foundational, the law of
the hyphen ...

A Law Book For The Diaspora

Author: John Van Seters
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198034957
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Biblical law makes up about one- half of the texts of the Books of Genesis to
Deuteronomy, the portion of the Bible variously termed the Pentateuch, the Torah
, or the Law of Moses. Traditionally, the authorship of the whole Pentateuch and
the laws in particular has been ascribed to Moses, but scholarship has long
disputed this claim and identified three (or four) basic literary strata within the
Pentateuch.1 Although different rubrics are used by scholars for these strata, I will
greatly ...

The Reverse Of The Curse

Author: C. Marvin Pate
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161472862
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Law. in. Diaspora. Judaism: Apologetic. Interpretations. Introduction John J.
Collins sets the stage for the topic of this chapter: The basic problem in the
Jewish Diaspora was how to maintain the Jewish tradition in an environment
dominated by ... of exile were, for better or worse, "significant others," and Jewish
identity would inevitably be modified by interaction with them.1 Collins continues:
It is evident from the literature of the Diaspora that Jews were educated, by
whatever means, ...

Israel And The Diaspora In Jewish Law

Author: Walter Jacob
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9780929699097
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It is therefore necessary for them (and for those who are like-minded) to come to
terms with this religious question. Because of this deep concern on the part of
these anti-modern-Israel Orthodox Jews, a considerable literature has grown up
on this subject. The most important is the collection by Moses Bloch in three
volumes of a work called Dovev Sifse Yeshenim, in which he gathers all the
opinions of the Orthodox rabbinate of the last hundred years against a modern
Jewish state ...

Boricua Literature

Author: Lisa Sánchez-González
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814731473
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The essays examine the ways in which questions of immigrant rights engage broader issues of identity, including gender, race, and sexuality.

Law And Colonial Cultures

Author: Lauren Benton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521009263
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Law. in. Diaspora. The. Legal. Regime. of. the. Atlantic. World. In the public
bathhouses of Castilian towns established in the course of the Reconquest,
simple attendance served as a reminder of legal identity. Women and men went
to the baths on different days, and Jews and Muslims also had designated days.
A bathhouse dispute or crime might come to the attention of one of four local
legal authorities - the town magistrate, rabbi, qadi, or priest - depending on the
gravity of the ...