Midrashic women : formations of the feminine in rabbinic literature (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Midrashic women : formations of the feminine in rabbinic literature

Author: Judith R Baskin
Publisher: Hannover : Brandeis University Press, 2002.
Series: Brandeis series on Jewish women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique look at how non-legal rabbinic writings imagine women and their lives.

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith R Baskin
ISBN: 1584651784 9781584651789 1584651776 9781584651772
OCLC Number: 472801099
Description: xii, 232 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Distinguishing differences : the otherness of women in Rabbinic Judaism --
Constructing Eve : midrashic revisions of human creation --
Eve's curses : female disadvantages and their justifications --
Fruitful vines and silent partners : women as wives in Rabbinic literature --
Why were the matriarchs barren? : resolving the anomaly of female infertility --
A separate people : Rabbinic delineations of the worlds of women.
Series Title: Brandeis series on Jewish women.
Responsibility: Judith R. Baskin.

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