Nahum Slouschz (1872 - 1969) was a Russian Hebrew writer and translator. His 1902 doctoral thesis at the University of Paris was titled "La Renaissance de la Litterature Hebraique." It was published first in French and then revised and extended for publication in Hebrew. The English translation has the benefit of having been revised by the author. The Table of Contents includes In Italy. Moses Hayyim Luzzatto -- In Germany. The Meassefim -- In Poland and Austria. The Galician school -- In Lithuania. Humanism in Russia -- The romantic movement. Abraham Mapu -- The emancipation movement. The realists -- The conflict with Rabbinism. Judah Leon Gordon -- Reformers and conservatists. The two extremes -- The national progressive movement. Perez Smolenskin -- The contributors to Ha-Shahar -- The novels of Smolenskin -- Contemporaneous literature - Conclusion."