The Anthology in Jewish Literature

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The Anthology in Jewish Literature - Stern, David
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The anthology is a ubiquitous presence in Jewish literature--arguably its oldest literary genre, going back to the Bible itself, and including nearly all the canonical texts of Judaism: the Mishnah, the Talmud, classical midrash, and the prayerbook. In the Middle Ages, the anthology became the primary medium in Jewish culture for recording stories, poems, and interpretations of classical texts. In modernity, the genre is transformed into a decisive instrument for cultural retrieval and re-creation, especially in works of ...

The Anthology in Jewish Literature 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195137514

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