Crafting Jewishness In Medieval England: Legally Absent, Virtually Present by M. Krummel

Crafting Jewishness In Medieval England: Legally Absent, Virtually Present

byM. Krummel

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Organizations - whether profit or nonprofit, services or manufacturing - need to be able to adapt and transform their cultures to succeed. Yet cultural transformation can seem either too easy or completely overwhelming. Transforming Culture shows how effective and sustainable cultural transformation can be achieved even in a challenging environment such as a General Motors manufacturing plant. The authors offer both a practical approach and tools to draw on the energy and ideas of employees and executives, remove obstacles to change, and create durable improvements.

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Miriamne Ara Krummel is an Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Dayton. Her essays have appeared in Exemplaria, Midstream, Shofar, and Texas Studies in Literature and Language.  
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Title:Crafting Jewishness In Medieval England: Legally Absent, Virtually PresentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:January 20, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230618707

ISBN - 13:9780230618701

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Introduction: Outside Looking In: Re-Membering the Medieval English Jew * Categories of Race: “Judæis Notris Angliæ” and the 1275 Statute of Jewry * Where Curse, Refrain, and Identity Intersect: The Poetry of Meir B. Elijah of Norwich * Encountering Jews beyond the Kingdom of Cathay: Imagining Nation in Mandeville’s Travelogue * Text and Context: Tracing Chaucer’s Moments of Jewishness * Omissions of Antisemitism: Thomas Hoccleve and the Putative Jew * Impossible Desires and Fabulistic Dreams: Conversion in the Croxton Play * Epilogue: When Endings Are Beginnings

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"Miriamne Krummel's book should be consulted by anyone interested in the history of Jewish Communities in England and by anyone interested in creative philology. It offers testimony from a wide variety of sources - such as grants and charters, manuscript illuminations, Mandeville's Travels - to argue the pivotal role of the figure of the Jew in fourteenth-century England's exacerbations of national consciousness." - Speculum "Consistently raises important questions about medieval anti-Semitic discourses and highlights crucial pedagogical and methodological issues . . . to remember that there are indeed Jewish voices and Jewish writings in and around the expulsion; and to question the boundaries and usefulness of medieval-modern analogies and historicizations - along with our own emotional responses to such. Crafting Jewishness in Medieval England in this way contributes fruitfully to an active scholarly discussion, and it will move the discussion forward." – Journal of English and Germanic Philology "Opens up crucial questions about the complex dynamics of nation formation, with significant implications for understanding how 'crafting Jews' became integral to fashioning medieval Christian identities." - Medium Aevum