Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition (New Perspectives : Jewish Life and Thought)

Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition (New Perspectives : Jewish Life and Thought) by -

Title: Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition (New Perspectives : Jewish Life and Thought)
Author: -
ISBN10: 0841913617
ISBN13: 978-0841913615
Publisher: Holmes & Meier Pub (May 1, 1995)
Language: English
Subcategory: History & Criticism
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Pages: 200 pages
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Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition (New Perspectives : Jewish Life and Thought) by -


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During the Spanish Inquisition, daring individuals defied and thwarted persecution by writing works in which hidden meanings were apparent only to Jews or fellow conversos, the descendants of Jewish converts to Christianity. Colbert Nepaulsingh analyses three seminal, sixteenth-century novels as converso works, using them as points of entry to explore the complex era in which the renowned diverse society of medieval Spain gave way to oppression and resistance.