Pasolini as Jew : between Israel and Europe

  • Robert S. C. Gordon's article 'Pasolini as Jew, Between Israel and Europe' examines a remarkable trope in Pasolini's encounter with the cultures and geographies of Europe and its beyond: his imaginary identification with the figure of the Jew. Gordon examines in turn the site of Israel and its Jewish citizens; the 'Lager' and the Jews as victims of genocide; and finally the figure of Saint Paul and his earlier Jewish identity as Saul, both sacred and a figure of the Law, as a model for the twentieth-century Church and its ambiguous response to Nazism. In all three of these threads, Pasolini's Jew is a 'queer' and destabilizing trope for exploring the border of the European and the non-European, the self and the other.

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Author:Robert S. C. Gordon
Parent Title (English):The scandal of self-contradiction : Pasolini's multistable subjectivities, geographies, traditions ; Cultural Inquiry ; 6
Publisher:Turia + Kant
Place of publication:Wien
Editor:Luca Di Blasi, Manuele Gragnolati, Christoph F. E. Holzhey
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2019/12/16
Year of first Publication:2012
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/12/20
Tag:Concentration camps; Figures of speech; Judaism; National socialism
GND Keyword:Pasolini, Pier Paolo; Il vangelo secondo Matteo; Poesia in forma di rosa; Juden <Motiv>; Europa; Israel; Paulus, Apostel, Heiliger; Nationalsozialismus <Motiv>; Konzentrationslager <Motiv>
Page Number:22
First Page:37
Last Page:58
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 79 Sport, Spiele, Unterhaltung / 791 Öffentliche Darbietungen, Film, Rundfunk
8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft / ICI Berlin
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen