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Author Feldman, Yael S., 1941-

Title Glory and agony [electronic resource] : Isaac's sacrifice and national narrative / Yael S. Feldman.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 421 p. : ill.
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-404) and index.
Contents Introduction: sacrifice for gods and country: practice and theory -- Martyr, victim, sacrifice, warrior -- Re-inventing the Aqedah as a heroic trope -- Interlude: the land of Isaac -- Binder or slaughterer?: the rise and fall of Abraham -- Virgin martyrs, 1966: a story of dream and darkness -- Sacrificial victims?: the Isaac generation, 1967-1973 -- Manic Abrahams vs. women's peace, 1975-1995 -- Afterword : a state of exception: a view from the present.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Isaac (Biblical patriarch) -- Sacrifice.
Isaac (Biblical patriarch) -- In literature.
Zionism in literature.
Israeli literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Jewish literature -- History and criticism.
Sacrifice -- Judaism.
Human sacrifice in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804759021 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804777360 (e-book)

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