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History and literature : new readings of Jewish texts in honor of Arnold J. Band

Author: Arnold J Band; William Cutter; David C Jacobson
Publisher: Providence, RI : Program in Judaic Studies, Brown University, ©2002.
Series: Brown Judaic studies, no. 334.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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History and literature.
Providence, RI : Program in Judaic Studies, Brown University, c2002
(OCoLC)605592553
Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Arnold J Band; Shemu·el Yosef ʻAgnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Arnold J Band
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold J Band; William Cutter; David C Jacobson
ISBN: 1930675135 9781930675131
OCLC Number: 50123455
Description: xxxvi, 506 p. ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Brown Judaic studies, no. 334.
Responsibility: edited by William Cutter and David C. Jacobson.

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