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By Joseph H. Udelson

Udelson presents a trenchant research of Zangwill's works set inside of a old context, i.e., Jewish emancipation and the problem of the way one may stay totally Jewish whereas turning into totally sleek.

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Eager for employment, possessing skills that were portable, and living amid oppressive terror, they chose to seek new opportunities elsewhere. 14 This desire for success is essential.  These people, primarily lower middle class artisans, were economically highly motivated and possessed sufficient skills with which to realize their ambitions, especially in the economically and politically liberal nations of the West.  Its expression is thus readily apparent, manifesting itself in such characteristics as language, clothing, and cuisine.

Rather, the pogroms and anti­Jewish legislation accelerated and aggravated socioeconomic trends already in process. Because these same trends were also affecting Galicia, the migrations from its eastern neighbors served as a catalyst to intensify the out­migration from the Austro­ Hungarian Empire as well.  Eager for employment, possessing skills that were portable, and living amid oppressive terror, they chose to seek new opportunities elsewhere. 14 This desire for success is essential.  These people, primarily lower middle class artisans, were economically highly motivated and possessed sufficient skills with which to realize their ambitions, especially in the economically and politically liberal nations of the West.

6 The Palace's purpose was to sow discontent among the East Enders, to shake them out of their dull and perfectly contented lives.  If Angela Messenger ever had a faithful disciple it was surely Israel Zangwill.

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