The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

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Abbott and Costello, 85
Ableman, Paul, 244n2
Adams, Bruce, 236n45
Adelman, Gary, 242–43n10
Aksakov, Ivan Sergeevich, 17
Alexander I, 14, 211n39
Alexander II, 6, 10
Alexander III, 212n46
aliens, 52–53, 84, 117, 126–27, 131, 202, 203, 218n25. See also the Other
Andrii (in Gogol's Taras Bulba): betrayal of Cossack brotherhood, 43–48, 60, 62, 76–86, 192, 224n9, 228n22; description, 36–37, 227–28n13; and Jewish death, 88–89, 93; seduction of, 55–56, 141, 229n23. See also Taras Bulba (Gogol)
antisemitism: Aryan racial superiority, 16, 211–12n45; Dostoevsky on, 165–66, 169, 174, 242–43n10; German racial/gender theory, 16–17, 211–12n45,47; international Jewish conspiracy, 17; in Pound and T. S. Eliot, 3, 12, 207n13; in Russia, 17, 20, 207n13, 238n14, 245n5; in Turgenev, 234n33. See also Jewish question
Apollonius, The Argonauts, 218n29
apophatic technique, 36, 89, 94–96, 141, 207n15
appearance/reality dichotomy, 18–19
Aristotle, 121, 234n29
artistic device, 121–22
Aryan racial superiority. See under antisemitism
assimilation/acculturation, 6–7, 9, 13–15, 17, 206n11, 208n19, 211n42, 232n21. See also conversion
Auerbach, Eric, 54, 117, 148, 161, 164
author/character binary, 11–12, 29, 209n25, 229n30
Avins, Carole J., 201, 245n7
Babel, Isaac, 2, 7, 8, 96, 117, 197; Red Cavalry, 200–204, 221n43, 245n7
Baden-Baden. See Tsypkin, Leonid, Summer in Baden-Baden
Barabash, Iu., 226n7
Barhrij-Pilkulyk, Romana, 215–16n13, 228n18
Baron, Salo W., 212n46
barrels, 44, 219n32, 228n19
Basinskii, Pavel, 227–28n13
Bauman, Zygmunt, 208n19, 210n31
beauty: beauty/ugly dynamic, 213nn50–51; comic/beautiful binary, 160; concept of, 81–82, 85–86, 95, 159–60, 212n49, 227–28n13, 229n23
Beilis case, 20
Belinsky, V. G., 217n22, 226n5, 228n21
Bellow, Saul, 8
Belova, O. V., 29, 124, 215n10, 218n25, 223n54
Ben, Georgy, 80–81, 94, 224n10
betrayal: and beauty, 85–86; of Christ, 153–54; of Cossack brotherhood, 33–34, 37, 40, 45, 47–48, 60, 77–79; in Ivanhoe (Scott), 62; of religious faith, 28; spying as, 103, 108, 141; women's role, 43
body. See Jewish body
Bogrov, Grigory, 206n11
Bolshevik Revolution, 203–204
Borenstein, Eliot, 216–17n19
Borisova, V. V., 238–39n20
branding, 181, 183, 190, 236n46, 243–44nn6–7
Breines, Paul, 245n4
Breslover Hasidim, 219–20n33. See also Hasidic Jews
brotherhood/comradeship (tovarishchestvo). See under Cossacks
Bryusov, Valery, 215–16n13
Bulgarin, Faddey: and Gogol, 70–71; Ivan Vyzhigin, 9, 21, 30, 69, 72–73, 224n12; Mazepa, 30, 69–73, 111, 220–21nn37–38, 223n57, 225n3, 226n8, 230n6; portrayal of women, 69–70
Bumshtein, Isay Fomich. See Isay Fomich

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