By Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti
This booklet depicts the cultural mind's eye of the Italian-Jewish minority from the unification of the rustic to the top of the 1st international conflict. The production of an Italian geographical region brought new difficulties and new possibilities for its electorate. What did it suggest for the Jewish minority? How may possibly individuals of the minority mix and redefine Jewishness and Italianness in a significantly new political and felony framework? Key thoughts resembling kin, faith, kingdom, assimilation and – later – Zionism are saw as they shift and alter through the years. The interplay among the private and non-private spheres performs a pivotal function within the research, and the self-fashioning of Italian Jewish élites is learn along the evolution of the cultural stereotypes regular of the time. Reinterpreting the Italian nationwide patriotic narrative throughout the eyes of the Jews, Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti is ready to unveil its much less identified layers and articulations, whereas while delivering a brand new viewpoint from which to learn the trendy Jewish adventure within the Western World.
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See below, Chap. 4. G. Levi (1860) ‘Alleanza Israelitica Universale e suo significato’, EI, 7, 262. Cavaglion, Florence: Le Monnier, 2004]. In this work, addressed to a general public, there is no hint of the author’s Jewishness. The genre of autobiography, however, was not often undertaken in Jewish circles. Cavaglion (1999) ‘L’autobiografia ebraica in Italia fra Otto e Novecento. Memoria di sé e memoria della famiglia: osservazioni preliminari’, Zakhor, 3, 171–7. 257. See B. Di Porto (2000) ‘Il giornalismo ebraico in Italia.
Rovighi (1845), RI-I, 1, 1, 3 and 7. Di Porto (1999) ‘La “Rivista Israelitica” di Parma. Primo periodico ebraico italiano’, Materia Giudaica, 5, 33–44. La Direzione (1854) ‘Il giornalismo israelitico. Dolcezze e conforti’, EI, 2, 328. See below, Chap. 4. G. Levi (1860) ‘Alleanza Israelitica Universale e suo significato’, EI, 7, 262. Cavaglion, Florence: Le Monnier, 2004]. In this work, addressed to a general public, there is no hint of the author’s Jewishness. The genre of autobiography, however, was not often undertaken in Jewish circles.
31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 457–490. On Il Vessillo, see B. Di Porto (2001) ‘Il giornalismo ebraico in Italia. Di Porto (2002) ‘“Il Vessillo Israelitico”. Un vessillo ai venti di un’epoca tra Otto e Novecento’, Materia Giudaica, 7, 2, 349–84. A figure of around 500 copies for the print run of Il Corriere is given by Tullia Catalan (2003) ‘La “primavera degli ebrei”. Speranze e delusioni di Ebrei italiani del Litorale e del Lombardo Veneto nel 1848–1849’, Zakhor, 6, 54. On the publications that emerged in the early twentieth century, see Chap.