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Which Lilith? : feminist writers re-create the world's first woman

Author: Enid Dame; Lilly Rivlin; Henny Wenkart
Publisher: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©1998.
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Eve was not Adam's first wife. That honour belongs to Lilith who was created as Adam's equal. When he tried to dominate her, she uttered God's secret name and flew away. Lilith is mentioned in the Talmud, elaborated on in the midrash and in the kabbalah, whispered about in stories, and passed down from mother to daughter. In this anthology, a vivid, provocative, and enlightening sampling of Jewish women's written  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Which Lilith?
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©1998
(OCoLC)647031441
Named Person: Lilit.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enid Dame; Lilly Rivlin; Henny Wenkart
ISBN: 0765760150 9780765760159
OCLC Number: 38215902
Description: xix, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Naomi Wolf --
Overview : who is Lilith? --
Lilith / Lilly Rivlin --
Lilith, the woman who would be a Jew / Aviva Cantor --
Lilith at the Red Sea / Sue D. Burton --
A midrash on the creation of woman / Elaine R. Barnartt-Goldstein --
The Lilith poems / Alicia Ostriker --
Lilith's version / Joanne Seltzer --
Strange bedfellows: holy words and demonic images / Jo Milgrom --
Lilith and men --
Adam / Grace Herman --
Drifting like smoke / Barbara D. Holender --
Lilith / Enid Dame --
Lilith's version / Ona Gritz-Gilbert --
Male and female created he them / Nikki Stiller --
Adam and Lilith, Adam's eve / Henny Wenkhart --
The first divorce / Mary L. Gendler --
Lilith's divorce / Naomi Gal, translated by Suzy Shabetai --
Feminist revaluation of the mythical triad of two women and one man: Lilith, Adam, Eve / Henny Wenkart --
The real first woman / Rochelle Natt --
Riding the wind's wing / Ruth Feldman --
Lilith's daughter / Frieda Singer --
Divine mornings / Susan Gold --
Surrounded by satyrs, Lilith takes a stand / Elaine Frankonis --
Lilith returns --
Lilith healing and aging / Lilly Rivlin --
Lilith as transgressive woman --
The first woman / Ruth Whitman --
For the Lilith archives / Mindy Rinkewich --
Chameleon / F. Dianne Harris --
Lilith and the gang / Sara Eve Baker --
Lilith and other women --
The coming of Lilith (excerpt) / Judith Plaskow --
Eden / Jacqueline Lapidus --
Lilith and Eve: secret sisters and successive wives / Naomi Goodman --
In the garden / Susan Gold --
Guilt and knitting / Elana Klugman --
The world of our mothers: the Lilith question / Frieda Singer --
Dancing-woman / Helen Papell --
Sisters / Louise Jaffe --
Sonnet for a Jewish woman / Shoshana T. Daniel --
If there were angels / Shoshana T. Daniel --
Still life with woman and apple / Lesléa Newman --
Lilith / Sandy Bodek Falk --
A note about Lilith as role model / Henny Wenkart --
Lilith and the family --
Cain and Abel: a case for family therapy? (excerpt) / Alix Pirani --
Inside Lilith / Judith Skillman --
The wellhouse / Judith Skillman --
Kreis / Judith Skillman --
Lilith's loophole / Naomi M. Hyman --
Postpartum / Jane Schapiro --
Lilith grows a garden / Julia Stein --
Ghazals from a demon daughter / Shoshana T. Daniel --
For Lilith: considerations on women, men, children, and thinking for yourself / Lynn Saul --
Cooking a kid in its mother's milk / Haviva Ner-David --
Lilith and Miriam (an excerpt) / Danielle Storper-Perez and Henri Cohen-Solal, translated by Ilona Chessid --
Sisters in the shadows: Lilith's role in the Jewish family myth / Enid Dame --
Lilith as archetype, female principle --
The book of Lilith: a summary / Barbara Black Koltuv --
woman before the idea of woman / Gayle Brandeis --
The story of Lilith and Hawwah / Savina J. Teubal --
Talking about Lilith / Layle Silbert --
Koan: what is your relation to a flower? / Norma Fain Pratt --
Lilith sighted starboard / Susan Gross --
Lilith of the wildwood, of the fair places / Susan Sherman --
Lilith's Sabbath prayer / Susan Gold --
Achsah at the spring / Helen Papell--
Lilith in exileLilith, in this dream / Leah Schweitzer --
Drawn to the flames / Nina Judith Katz --
Lilith, I don't cut my grass / Enid Dame --
Lilith, wounded / F. Dianne Harris --
The last Lilith poem / Lynne Savitt --
Afterword: Lilith lives / Lilly Rivlin.
Other Titles: Feminist writers re-create the world's first woman
Responsibility: edited by Enid Dame, Lilly Rivlin, Henny Wenkart ; introduction by Naomi Wolf.
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Eve was not Adam's first wife. That honor belongs to Lilith, who was created as Adam's equal. When he tried to dominate her, she uttered God's secret name and flew away. This work offers a sampling  Read more...

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The editors of this anthology, Dame, Rivlin, and Wenkart, have selected works that are wide-ranging, visionary as well as revisionist, both fierce and lyrical at the same time. Lilith circles above Read more...

 
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