The Beautiful Jewess as borderline figure in Europe's internal colonialism: Some remarks on the intertwining of Orientalism and Antisemitism

Ulrike Brunotte*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number3
Pages (from-to)166-180
Number of pages14
JournalReOrient The Journal of Critical Muslim Studies (peer reviewed)
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Orientalism
  • gender
  • frontier figure
  • 'Beautiful Jewess'
  • Religion

Research Output

Seeing, hearing and narrating Salome: Modern sensual aesthetics and the role of narrative blanks

Brunotte, U., Jun 2019, Figurations and Sensations of the Unseen in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Contested Desires. Meyer, B. & Stordalen, T. (eds.). First ed. London: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 245-259 14 p. (Bloomsbury Studies in Material Religion, Vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic


Internal Outsiders - Imagined Orientals? Antisemitism, Colonialism and Modern Constructions of Jewish Identity

Brunotte, U. (ed.), Mohn, J. (ed.) & Spaeti, C. (ed.), Apr 2017, 1 ed. Würzburg: Ergon-Verlag. 230 p. (Diskurs Religion : Beiträge zur Religionsgeschichte und religiösen Zeitgeschichte; No. 13).

Research output: Book/ReportBook editing

Orientalism, gender, and the Jews: literary and artistic transformations of European national discourses

Brunotte, U. (ed.), Ludewig, A-D. (ed.) & Stähler, A. (ed.), 2014, 319 p. (Europäisch-jüdische Studien Beiträge, European-Jewish Studies Contributions, Vol. Volume 23).

Research output: Book/ReportBook


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The 'Beautiful Jewess' as Frontier Figure in Europe's Internal Colonialism

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20 Oct 2017

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