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The Music Libel Against the Jews

The Music Libel Against the Jews( )
Author: HaCohen, Ruth
ISBN:978-0-300-19477-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

This deeply imaginative and wide-ranging book shows how, since the first centuries of the Christian era, gentiles have associated Jews with noise. Ruth HaCohen focuses her study on a "musical libel"--a variation on the Passion story that recurs in various forms and cultures in which an innocent Christian boy is killed by a Jew in order to silence his "harmonious musicality." In paying close attention to how and where this libel surfaces, HaCohen covers a wide swath of western...
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Pages:532
Detailed Subjects: Music / Religious / Jewish
Music / History & Criticism
Religion / Judaism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.204 x 1.143 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds

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