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Author Kuzar, Ron, 1947-

Title Hebrew and Zionism : a discourse analytic cultural study / by Ron Kuzar
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (336 pages)
Series Language, power, and social process ; 5
Language, power, and social process ; 5
Contents ""Preface""; ""Chapter 1: Background and theory""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. The themes of the book""; ""3. Theory and methodology""; ""4. The Jerusalem School of Academia""; ""5. A note on the language of this book""; ""Chapter 2: The emergence of Israeli Hebrew""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. Ben-Yehuda: A biography""; ""2.1. Youth""; ""2.2. Culmination of youth: The article “A Weighty Question�""; ""2.3. The interim period""; ""2.4. Adulthood""; ""3. Reframing Ben-Yehuda""; ""3.1. Ben-Yehuda in his own eyes: A Biblical prophet""; ""3.2. Ben-Yehuda as a Gramscian intellectual""
""2.1. Graphemes""""2.2. Allophones""; ""2.3. Phonemes""; ""References""; ""Index""
""3. Canaanite political discourse""""3.1. Standard Canaanite political discourse""; ""3.2. Ornan�s later political discourse""; ""4. Canaanite linguistic discourse""; ""4.1. Hebrew in the Land of Kedem: The case of Ugaritic""; ""4.2. Modern Hebrew: A continuation of Biblical Hebrew""; ""4.3. Changes in Oman�s linguistic conceptions""; ""5. Summary""; ""Chapter 5: Afterword""; ""1. General""; ""2. The nation""; ""3. The language""; ""Appendix: Transliteration of Hebrew""; ""1. Simplified transliteration""; ""1.1. Consonants""; ""1.2. Vowels""; ""2. Scholarly transliteration""
""4. A non-revivalist research agenda of the history of Israeli Hebrew""""5. Summary""; ""Chapter 3: The debate over the normalcy of Hebrew""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. Competing discourses in linguistics""; ""3. Competing discourses in post-independence Zionism""; ""4. The rounds of the debate""; ""4.1. The first round""; ""4.2. The second round""; ""5. The problem of normalcy""; ""6. The state of the debate after the 1950s""; ""7. Summary""; ""Chapter 4: Canaanite alternatives in politics and linguistics""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. A movement and a family""
Summary Book targets the nation language as its object of investigation, focusing on the case of Hebrew in Israel. It strives to illuminate some of the processes by which Zionist movement, came to attach importance to the revival of the ancient Hebrew
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-315) and index
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Subject Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer, 1858-1922.
Canaanites (Movement)
Hebrew language -- Political aspects.
Hebrew language -- Revival.
Hebrew language -- Israel.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110869497 (e-book)
9783110869491 (e-book)