Nitsa Ben-Ari

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Suppression of the Erotic in Modern Hebrew Literature

Issues of sexuality, censorship, and self-censorship in the formation of national and cultural identities are a focus of great interest in contemporary literary research. This is the first work … 423 View
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Introduction

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Obscene Literature: Norms and Laws

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This chapter will discuss the introduction of modern obscenity laws; that is, formal censorship of the erotic, with special focus on the intricate relationship between laws and norms, formal … 30 $3.30 Add
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Moral Enforcement in Israel

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The purpose of the following chapter is to examine whether it was formal censorship or rather self-inflicted subordination to normative pressure that was responsible for the repression of the … 29 $3.19 Add
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“Sabra Puritanism”

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This research,[…], deals with “life” only in as much as it is regulated by law and norm (in the case of literary censorship), otherwise focusing on the representation of life in … 36 $3.96 Add
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Puritan Representation in Canonic Literature

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The following chapter will first provide an insight into two prototypes of literary representation of “purity” that define the Sabra and delimit the other. It will be followed by a … 21 $2.31 Add
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The Centre and the Periphery

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This chapter will focus on two main themes: the creation and development of a popular literature in the periphery (with the help of translation), and the possible relations between the popular … 62 $6.82 Add
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The Quest for Acceptance and Legitimization in the Literary Periphery

Banned Books and Pulp Fiction

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Translators and writers of the sex guides used didactic reasoning: they described their work as fulfilling a “mission,” their duty as teaching and educating (regardless of what the … 53 $5.83 Add
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Translation Tactics: Between Expurgation and Embellishment

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This chapter will deal with the texts that did get to be translated, first in the periphery and sometimes later in the centre, and the price they had to pay in adjusting to censorship or … 28 $3.08 Add
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Attempts at Constructing an Erotic/Sexual Repertoire

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Building an erotic repertoire, be it lexical or literary, was especially problematic in a language developing in such anomalous conditions and in a period that swept erotica aside to the … 45 $4.95 Add
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First Sabra Pornographic Novel: Dahn Ben-Amotz’s Screwing Isn’t Everything

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In view of the ban (normative more than legislative) on erotica in the canonic Sabra culture, this chapter will describe the attempt to build an erotic repertoire, lingual and literary, in the margins. 18 $1.98 Add
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Language Impoverishment

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As a result of decades of the attenuation of the erotic, the literary sexual and intimate language became impoverished and supplied clichéd “pseudo-scientific” or “pulp … 29 $3.19 Add