The anthology in Jewish literature

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  • Creator edited by David Stern
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Oxford University Press, [2004] ©2004
  • Physical Details
    • x, 350 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780195137514, 0195137515
  • OCLC ocm52838971

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Ancient Israel and classical Judaism. Anthology in the Torah and the question of Deuteronomy / Jeffrey Tigay -- Wisdom and the anthological temper / James Kugel -- Order, sequence, and selection: the Mishnah's anthological choices / Yaakov Elman -- Anthological dimensions of the Babylonian Talmud / Eliezer Segal -- The anthology and the problem of genre in classical midrash / David Stern -- The Middle Ages. The prayerbook (siddur) as an anthology of Judaism / Joseph Tabory -- Yalqut Shim'oni and the medieval midrashic anthology / Jacob Elbaum -- The Hebrew narrative in the Middle Ages / Eli Yassif -- Midrash rabbah and the medieval collector mentality / Marc Bregman -- The modern period. Homo anthologicus: Micha Joseph Berdyczewski and the anthological genre / Zippora Kagan -- Sefer ha'aggadah: creating a classic anthology / Mark Kiel -- The ingathering of traditions: Zionism's anthology project / Israel Bartal -- Gender and the anthological tradition in modern Yiddish poetry / Kathryn Hellerstein -- Our poetry is like an orange grove: anthologies of Hebrew poetry in Eretz-Yisrael / Hannan Hever -- Anthologizing the vernacular: collections of Yiddish literature in English translation / Jeffrey Shandler -- Textualizing the tales of the People of the Book: folk narrative anthologies and national identity in modern Israel / Galit Hasan-Rokem -- The Holocaust according to its anthologists / David Roskies
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