Alexander Goldstein's "Tethys or Mediterranean Mail": A Russian-Israeli Levantine Literary Idea Reconsidered

@article{Waysband2018AlexanderG,
  title={Alexander Goldstein's "Tethys or Mediterranean Mail": A Russian-Israeli Levantine Literary Idea Reconsidered},
  author={Edward Waysband},
  journal={Ab Imperio},
  year={2018},
  volume={2018},
  pages={253 - 280}
}
  • Edward Waysband
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • Ab Imperio
  • SUMMARY:Winner of both the prestigious Russian Little Booker and Anti-Booker prizes, Alexander Goldstein's book Parting from Narcissus (1997) advanced the Levantine idea as a new perspective enabling Russian-Israeli literature to become an integral part of the Mediterranean cultural ecumene. This concept was designed to facilitate both the writer's literary self-fashioning and his cultural absorption. Having mobilized the notion of the Levantine to valorize his position in a broad Russian… CONTINUE READING

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