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polyphony of Jewish culture

Benjamin Harshav

polyphony of Jewish culture

by Benjamin Harshav

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Hebrew literature, Modern -- History and criticism,
  • Yiddish poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Jews -- Identity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBenjamin Harshav.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS113 .H35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17177423M
    ISBN 109780804755122
    LC Control Number2007005724

      Bible, Bible, Jews -- History B.C A.D, Jews -- Politics and government, Greek literature -- Jewish authors History and criticism, Greek literature -- Jewish authors, Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc, Judaism Publisher New York: Scribner Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN ContributorPages:   A string quartet featuring the first graduates of Polyphony will perform a program of classical music and Jewish and Arab folk tunes on Monday, Nov. 18 at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto and Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon, following on the heels of three concerts in Los Angeles. After the music, there will be Q&A.

      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 as a Gateway. Gary Tobin takes a more expansive position. The head of the San Francisco-based Institute for Jewish and Community Research, Tobin studied Jewish culture in the Bay Area in an effort to determine what role it plays in the identity of local Jews.

    Referring to God: Jewish and Christian Perspectives - Ebook written by Paul Helm. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Referring to God: Jewish Author: Paul Helm. 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, Authority control: BNF: cbb (data), GND: .


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"Using 'polyphony' as its unifying thematic thread, this book addresses the dynamic cultural systems which form the kaleidoscopic core of the modern Jewish experience. In this collection of articles, introductory essays, and memoirs culled from a body of work spanning over forty years, we are given a rich diversity of access points to what Benjamin Harshav calls the 'Modern Jewish Revolution'."Cited by: "Using 'polyphony' as its unifying thematic thread, this book addresses the dynamic cultural systems which form the kaleidoscopic core of the modern Jewish experience.

In this collection of articles, introductory essays, and memoirs culled from a body of work spanning over forty years, we are given a rich diversity of access points to what Benjamin Harshav calls the 'Modern Jewish Revolution'.".

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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 - the character's voice is never.In music, polyphony is a type of musical texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody, as opposed to a musical texture with just one voice, monophony, or a texture with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords, which is called homophony.

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