The Prose Literature and Culture of the Haskalah
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- Module Not Running 2016/2017
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- Term 1
Appropriate standard of competence in modern Hebrew and acceptance on to a host programme.
Two hours per week, jointly with the undergraduate class, and one hour Master's seminar, over eleven weeks.
Method of assessment
One two-hour written paper in May/June (70%); one 3500-4500 word essay to be submitted by the first day of Term 3 (30%).
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- Patterson, D.: A Phoenix in Fetters. 1988
- Patterson, D.: The Hebrew Novel in Czarist Russia. 1964, 1999
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- Perl, Joseph: Revealer of Secrets: The First Hebrew Novel
- Pelli, Moshe: The Age of Haskalah: Studies in Hebrew Literature of the Enlightenment in Germany. Studies in Judaism in Modern Times, 5. Leiden
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