David Nirenberg: Who were the Marranos?, 23 July 2009
Show More The Other Within The Marranos: Split Identity and Emerging Modernity by Yirmiyahu Yovel.
Princeton, 490 pp., £24.95, February 2009, 978 0 691 13571 7Show More
“... from converts. The term first appears several generations after 1391, but in The Other Within Yirmiyahu Yovel uses it to describe a ‘subjectivity’ that he believes emerged with the first converts to Catholicism. According to Yovel, these converts couldn’t commit themselves wholeheartedly to any ...”