Revises our understanding of the relationship between the Haskalah, Orthodoxy, and hasidism, reassesses the role of key individuals in the movement, and offers a new, more nuanced, definition of the Haskalah. Should be of interest to all students of modern Jewish history, literature, and culture in eighteenth-century Germany and eastern Europe in the nineteenth century.
Shmuel Feiner (Editor), and David J. Sorkin (Editor). New Perspectives on the Haskalah. Littman Library, 2001.