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Title History and literature : new readings of Jewish texts in honor of Arnold J. Band / William Cutter, David C. Jacobson ; Michael L. Satlow, managing editor.

Publication Info. Providence : Brown Judaic Studies, 2020.


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Edition Open access edition.
Description 1 online resource (545 pages)
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Series Brown Judaic studies ; 334
Brown Judaic studies ; no. 334.
Summary "Contains close textual readings by leading scholars of a broad range of texts that were originally written in different languages.--Publishers' preface
Note "This edition is unchanged from the original."--Publishers' preface
"Open access edition funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Open Book Program."--T.p. verso
"Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International License."--T.p. verso
Contents Preface / David C. Jacobson -- Two views of Arnold Band / Ross Shideler and Kathleen Komar -- Reflections on Arnold Band, scholar, teacher, mentor / William Cutter -- Dor Dor Vedorshav : of fathers and sons / Michael A. Signer -- Part I : Classical Jewish texts and modern interpreters ; Two literary Talmudic readings / David M. Gordis -- Sefer Ha'aggadah : Triumph or tragedy? / Alan Mintz -- Scroll of fire : an interpretation / Ezra Spicehandler -- Rabbi Nahman's third beggar / Joseph Dan -- Parallel worlds : Wissenschaft and Pesaq in the Seridei Esh / David Ellenson -- Third guide for the perpelxed? Simon Rawidowicz "On Interpretation" / David N. Myers -- Part II : S.Y. Agnon ; S.Y. Agnon's "From foe to friend" : Agnon between Berit Shalom and Berit Yosef Trumpeldor / Dan Almagor -- Is Tehillah worthy of her praise? / Risa Domb -- Religious ecstasy, erotic turmoil, and Christian innuendoes in S.Y. Agnon's "Haneshiqah Harishonah" ("First Kiss") / Dalia Dromi -- Flirtation in S.Y. Agnon's Shira / Nancy Ezer -- Reb Nahman Krochmal in Jaffa : a hallucinatory vision in S.Y. Agnon's Temol Shilshom / Avraham Holtz -- Childish distortions of rabbinic texts in S.Y. Agnon's "Hamitpahat" / David C. Jacobson -- What "Dances" in Agnon's "Dance of Death" / Malka Shaked -- Agnon from a medieval perspective / David Stern
Part III : Diaspora ; Wealthy Señor Miguel : a study of a Sephardic novella / Tamar Alexander -- Imagined Jew : Heinrich Heine's "prinzessin Sabbath" / Michael A. Meyer -- Way of the "Wail of the Wind" : Peretz Smolenskin's latent, worthy Ars Poetica / Yair Mazor -- Assonance and its share in Irony : comments on Sefer Haqabtasanim / David Patterson -- Three Kalikes : a comparative study of Mendele, Agnon, and Bashevis / Gershon Shaked -- Some crosscurrents of linguistic nationalism : M.Y. Berdyczewski on the centrality of Hebrew / William Cutter -- Bialik's "Tsafririm" : Innocnece and experience / Glenda Abramson -- Death in a furnished room : Rereading Isaac Rosenfeld's obituaries / Steven J. Zipperstein -- Philip Roth, Jewish identity, and the satire of modern success / Murray Baumgarten -- Part IV : Zionism, Holocaust, and Israel ; Rachel and the female voice : Labor, gender, and the Zionist pioneer vision / Yael Zerubavel -- Revising the past : the image of the idyllic "village" / Gabriella Moscati Steindler -- Why did the river turn red? On the story "Orsha" by Gershon Schofmann / Avner Holtzman -- Prayer of homecoming by Abraham sutzkever / Ruth R. Wisse -- Kernel / Aharon Appelfeld -- Who is a Jew? Dan Ben Amotz's novel To Remember, To Forget / Nurith Gertz -- Rereading Dan Pagis' "Abba" / Robert K. Baruch -- What learning is most worth? / Walter Ackerman -- Aharon Megged's "Burden" in his portrayals of the effects of Israel's wars / Stanley Nash -- Shading the truth : A.B. Yehoshua's "Facing the Forests" / Gilead Morahg -- Political mothers : Women's voice and the binding of Isaac in Israeli poetry / Ruth Kartun-Blum -- Zionist dreams and Savyon Liebrecht's "A Cow Named Virginia" / Naomi Sokoloff -- Between Genesis and Sophocles : Biblical psychopolitics in A.B. Yehoshua's Mr. Mani / Yael S. Feldman -- Amichai's Open Closed Open and Now and in Other Days : a poetic dialogue / Nili Rachel Scharf Gold -- Frigid option : a psychocultural study of the novel Love Life by Zeruya Shalev / Yigal Schwartz.
Note Print version record.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (BDR, viewed May 26, 2022).
Subject Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1887-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Band, Arnold J.
Agnon, Shmuel Yosef, 1887-1970. (OCoLC)fst01899596
Band, Arnold J. (OCoLC)fst00329206
Jewish literature -- History and criticism.
Hebrew literature -- History and criticism.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Jews in literature.
Littérature juive -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature hébraïque -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature rabbinique -- Histoire et critique.
Juifs dans la littérature.
Hebrew literature. (OCoLC)fst00954363
Jewish literature. (OCoLC)fst00982834
Jews in literature. (OCoLC)fst00983388
Rabbinical literature. (OCoLC)fst01086288
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Jacobson, David C., 1947- editor.
Cutter, William, 1937- editor.
Satlow, Michael L., editorial director.
Brown University. Program in Judaic Studies, publisher.
National Endowment for the Humanities, sponsoring body.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, sponsoring body.
Other Form: Print version: History and literature : new readings of Jewish texts in honor of Arnold J. Band. Providence : Brown Judaic Studies, 2002 9781930675131 (OCoLC)50123455
ISBN 9781946527165 (electronic bk.)
1946527165 (electronic bk.)
9781946527622 (electronic bk.)
1946527629 (electronic bk.)
9781946527615 (ebook)
1946527610 (ebook)
Standard No. AU@ 000067001584

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