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Rabbinic fantasy

Author: Chaim Gross; Mark Mirsky; David Stern; Ivan G Marcus; Raymond P Scheindlin
Publisher: New York : City College of New York, Dept. of English : Persea Books [distributor], 1983.
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Genre/Form: Translations
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Rabbinic fantasy.
New York : City College of New York, Dept. of English : Persea Books [distributor], 1983
(OCoLC)609530566
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chaim Gross; Mark Mirsky; David Stern; Ivan G Marcus; Raymond P Scheindlin
OCLC Number: 9952441
Notes: Special issue of: Fiction, v. 7, nos. 1 & 2.
Cover title.
Original illustrations by Chaim Gross.
First collection of medieval narratives ever to appear. Most of the selections have never before been translated into English.
Contains eight translations of Hebrew narratives from the post-Biblical, pre-modern period, including late midrashim, mystical and exegetical texts, and rhymed prose narratives.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / David Stern --
Introduction / Mark Jay Mirsky --Rabbinic parables --
Midrash on the Ten Commandments --
Eleh Ezkerah --
The Alphabet of Ben Sira --
Narrative fantasies from Sefer Hasidim / Judah the Hasid [tr. by Ivan G. Marcus] --
Jacob's journey / Moses de Leon --
The Sorcerer / Isaac ibn Sahula [tr. by Raymond P. Scheindlin] --
Bratslav dreams / Nahman of Bratslav --
The man with the truck / Cori Jones --
Some things we'll never know / David Albahari --
Aely / Edmond Jabès --
The Juggler / Primo Levi --
The Ruth tractate / Fanny Howe --
The handicapped man / Roger Salloch --
Dante and King David / Mark Jay Mirsky --
The judge's daughter / M.D. Keyishian --
The last broadcast / Albert J. Guerard --
The tale of Lilith / Howard Schwartz.
Other Titles: Fiction.
Responsibility: editor Mark Jay Mirsky ; special editor David Stern.

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