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A culture of tough Jews : rhetorical regeneration and the politics of identity

Author: David Moscowitz
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2015]
Series: Critical intercultural communication studies, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author reframes the tough Jew as an enduring act of rhetorical regeneration by reifying a related figure, the vital Jew. For audiences of rhetoric and cultural studies, the book offers critical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Moscowitz
ISBN: 9781433126291 143312629X
OCLC Number: 879329500
Description: xiii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: tough Jews and the need for regeneration --
The clout of the defier : the vital Jew in shadow --
Gangsters, assimilation, and performative paradox --
The vital gangsta and postmodern blackface --
Heroism and transformative performativity --
Regen(d)erating exile : deterritorializing the Zionist hero --
Conclusion: vital identity + politics --
Works cited --
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Series Title: Critical intercultural communication studies, v. 15.
Responsibility: David Moscowitz.
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"Writing at the intersections of identity and politics, rhetoric and culture, gender and ethnicity, David Moscowitz offers a compelling account of Jewish public culture and the tropes of the tough Read more...

 
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