By Nelly Wilson
The first a part of the ebook strains Bernard-Lazare’s early profession: his devotion to Mallarmé and protection of the Symbolist aesthetic as a philosophy of freedom; his adoption of anarchist ideas which chuffed his love of freedom, his sympathy for oppressed individuality and minority teams, and his ardour for social justice; specifically his research of antisemitism the place, in the beginning, he argued for social assimilation in simple terms to reject this concept later in want of cultural pluralism.
The moment half deals a background of the Dreyfus Affair and of the way Bernard-Lazare drew awareness to the grave irregularities of the case and confident others of the possibility posed to Republican democracy.
Finally, Nelly Wilson indicates how Bernard-Lazare got here to espouse Jewish nationalism in a extra radical and solitary manner than did Herzl, the founding father of Zionism, and the way, after his loss of life, his reminiscence used to be saved alive by way of Péguy, who observed in Bernard-Lazare the embodiment of the prophetic spirit.
“[A] finely-crafted study... Dr. Wilson has greater than mastered her subject... Readers will take advantage of her paintings” — Michael R. Marrus, college of Toronto
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Bernard-Lazare: Antisemitism and the Problem of Jewish Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century France by Nelly Wilson