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Author Lefkovitz, Lori Hope, 1956-

Title In Scripture [electronic resource] : the first stories of Jewish sexual identities / Lori Hope Lefkovitz.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 191 p. : ill.
Note First paperback edition 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-182) and index.
Contents Knowledge and nakedness : Eve in the garden of signs -- Sarah's laughter : matriarchal incoherence and the vexed sign of woman -- Passing as a man : patriarchal gender performances -- Leah behind the veil : sex with sisters from the Bible through Woody Allen -- Coats and tales : Joseph and myths of Jewish masculinity -- Miriam's fluid identity -- Bedrooms and battlefields : command performances of femininity -- Other boundary crossings : of talking beasts and bodies fragmented -- Oy! was that a close call : Ruth and the fundamental Jewish story.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Gender identity in the Bible.
Masculinity in the Bible.
Femininity in the Bible.
Sex in the Bible.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780742547049 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742547056 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781442203068 (e-book)

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