By Alison Rose
Despite a lot learn of Viennese tradition and Judaism among 1890 and 1914, little examine has been performed to envision the function of Jewish ladies during this milieu. Rescuing a misplaced legacy, Jewish ladies in Fin de Siècle Vienna explores the myriad ways that Jewish ladies contributed to the improvement of Viennese tradition and took part extensively in politics and cultural spheres.
Areas of exploration contain the schooling and relatives lives of Viennese Jewish ladies and ranging levels of involvement of Jewish girls in philanthropy and prayer, collage existence, Zionism, psychoanalysis and medication, literature, and tradition. Incorporating basic experiences of Austrian girls in this interval, Alison Rose additionally offers major findings concerning stereotypes of Jewish gender and sexuality and the politics of anti-Semitism, in addition to the effect of German tradition, feminist dialogues, and bourgeois self-images.
As participants of 2 minority teams, Viennese Jewish girls still used their involvement in quite a few routine to come back to phrases with their twin identification in this interval of profound social turmoil. Breaking new flooring within the learn of perceptions and realities inside a pivotal section of the Viennese inhabitants, Jewish ladies in Fin de Siècle Vienna applies the lens of gender in very important new ways.
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