Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Jew's Body” as Want to Read:
The Jew's Body
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Jew's Body

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Drawing on a wealth of medical and historical materials, Sander Gilman sketches details of the anti-Semitic rhetoric about the Jewish body and mind, including medical and popular depictions of the Jewish voice, feet, and nose. Case studies illustrate how Jews have responded to such public misconceptions as the myth of the cloven foot and Jewish flat-footedness, the ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published October 10th 1991 by Routledge (first published January 1st 1991)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Jew's Body, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Jew's Body

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-35)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Cara Ungar-Gutierrez
Oct 07, 2007 Cara Ungar-Gutierrez rated it really liked it
gilman theorizes the emodiment of jewish ethnicity, religiosity and culture--or at least he helps explain the damage that such embodiment has created and the antisemitism it has both contributed to and reflects
Lisa
Lisa rated it really liked it
Jul 03, 2007
Lambsky
Lambsky rated it really liked it
Jun 15, 2014
Rosalin
Rosalin rated it really liked it
Jul 22, 2012
Jean-claude Klein
Jean-claude Klein rated it liked it
Apr 17, 2015
Angela
Angela rated it it was ok
Sep 27, 2011
A
A rated it liked it
Oct 03, 2014
Joan Eisenberg
Joan Eisenberg rated it really liked it
Dec 04, 2015
Matthew Germenis
Matthew Germenis rated it it was amazing
Jan 25, 2013
Kate Anderson holmes
Kate Anderson holmes rated it it was amazing
May 07, 2016
Dustin Wax
Dustin Wax rated it it was amazing
Jan 23, 2010
Wendy
Wendy rated it liked it
Mar 28, 2015
Edward Reichman
Edward Reichman rated it it was amazing
May 08, 2015
Phimps
Phimps rated it it was amazing
Jul 14, 2014
David
David added it
May 11, 2009
Brechtorama
Brechtorama is currently reading it
Sep 05, 2010
Sabiel
Sabiel marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2010
Qwo-Li
Qwo-Li marked it as to-read
Dec 13, 2010
Aude Bruneau
Aude Bruneau marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2011
Horroma
Horroma marked it as to-read
Sep 07, 2011
Natalie
Natalie marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2012
Adam Berzak
Adam Berzak is currently reading it
Feb 10, 2014
Helyn
Helyn marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2014
Benjamin
Benjamin marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2014
Benzaqueen
Benzaqueen marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2014
Maxy.kai
Maxy.kai marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2014
Reechoo
Reechoo marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2015
Alex
Alex marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2015
Tristan
Tristan marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2015
Brian
Brian added it
Jan 27, 2016
Gavin
Gavin marked it as to-read
Sep 05, 2016
Jobber
Jobber added it
Sep 19, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book