Unveiling Eve : Reading Gender in Medieval Hebrew Literature.

By: Rosen, TovaSeries: Jewish Culture and Contexts SerPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780812203592Subject(s): Hebrew literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.;Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Unveiling Eve : Reading Gender in Medieval Hebrew LiteratureDDC classification: 892.4/09352042 LOC classification: PJ5016 -- .R67 2003ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. No-Woman's-Land: Medieval Hebrew Literature and Feminist Criticism -- 2. Gazing at the Gazelle: Woman in Male Love Lyric -- 3. Veils and Wiles: Poetry as Woman -- 4. Poor Soul, Pure Soul: The Soul as Woman -- 5. Domesticating the Enemy: Misogamy in a Jewish Marriage Debate -- 6. Among Men: Homotextuality in the Maqāma -- 7. Clothes Reading: Cross-Dressing in the Maqāma -- 8. Circumcised Cinderella: Jewish Gender Trouble -- Afterword -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: "Rosen wears her vast learning lightly and well. She brings to bear on the texts an enormous erudition in the various genres of Hebrew writing from medieval Spain which served as intertextual web for the poetry as well as Arabic literature, Latin and medieval European Romance literatures, and even the early European novel."--Daniel Boyarin, University of California, Berkeley.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. No-Woman's-Land: Medieval Hebrew Literature and Feminist Criticism -- 2. Gazing at the Gazelle: Woman in Male Love Lyric -- 3. Veils and Wiles: Poetry as Woman -- 4. Poor Soul, Pure Soul: The Soul as Woman -- 5. Domesticating the Enemy: Misogamy in a Jewish Marriage Debate -- 6. Among Men: Homotextuality in the Maqāma -- 7. Clothes Reading: Cross-Dressing in the Maqāma -- 8. Circumcised Cinderella: Jewish Gender Trouble -- Afterword -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments.

"Rosen wears her vast learning lightly and well. She brings to bear on the texts an enormous erudition in the various genres of Hebrew writing from medieval Spain which served as intertextual web for the poetry as well as Arabic literature, Latin and medieval European Romance literatures, and even the early European novel."--Daniel Boyarin, University of California, Berkeley.

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