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Author Mondry, Henrietta.
Title Exemplary bodies : constructing the Jew in Russian culture, since the 1880s / by Henrietta Mondry.
Imprint Brighton, Mass. : Academic Studies Press, ©2010.

Author Mondry, Henrietta.
Series Borderlines : Russian and East European Jewish studies
Borderlines (Boston, Mass.)
Subject Jews in popular culture -- Russia (Federation)
Human body in popular culture.
Body image -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Russian literature -- History and criticism.
Russia (Federation) -- Intellectual life.
Russia (Federation) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Description 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-292) and indexes.
Contents Russian anthropological and biological sciences and Jewish 'race, ' 1860s-1930 -- Stereotypes of pathology : the medicalization of the Jewish body by Anton Chekhov, 1880s -- Carnal Jews of the fin-de-siècle : Vasily Rozanov, the Jewish body, and incest -- Ilya Ehrenburg and his picaresque Jewish bodies of the 1920s -- Criminal bodies and love of the yellow metal : the Jewish male and Stalinist culture, 1930s-1950s -- Sadists' bodies of the anti-Zionist campaign era : 1960s-1970s -- Glasnost and the uncensored sexed body of the Jew -- The repatriated body : a Russian Jewish woman writer in Israel or the corporeal fantasy of Dina Rubina, 1990s to the present -- The Jewish patient : Alexander Goldstein and the postmodern Russian Jewish body in Israel, 2000s -- The 'real' Jewish bodies of oligarchs : important Jewish personalities and post-Soviet corporophobia -- The post-Soviet assault on the Jew's body : the new racial science.
ISBN 9781618110268 (electronic bk.)
1618110268 (electronic bk.)
9781618118523 (electronic bk.)
1618118528 (electronic bk.)
9781934843390 (hardback)
OCLC # 769188625
Additional Format Print version: Mondry, Henrietta. Exemplary bodies. Brighton, Mass. : Academic Studies Press, ©2010 (DLC) 2009026734