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Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition

Apples of Gold in Filigrees of Silver: Jewish Writing in the Eye of the Inquisition (Hardback)

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During the Spanish Inquisition, daring individuals defied and thwarted persecution by writing works in which hidden meanings were apparent only to Jews or fellow conversos, the descendants of Jewish converts to Christianity. Colbert Nepaulsingh analyses three seminal, sixteenth-century novels as converso works, using them as points of entry to explore the complex era in which the renowned diverse society of medieval Spain gave way to oppression and resistance.

Colbert I. Nepaulsingh is a professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the State University of New York at Albany.

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