Many Pious Women : : Edition and Translation / / Harry Fox, Justin Jaron Lewis.

This work is of importance to anyone with an interest in whether women, especially Jewish Ashkenazic women, had a Renaissance. It details the participation in the Querelle des Femmes and Power of Women topos as expressed in this hagiographic work on the lives of biblical women including the apocryph...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter DGBA Backlist Complete English Language 2000-2014 PART1
Place / Publishing House:Berlin ;, Boston : : De Gruyter, , [2011]
Year of Publication:2011
Series:Studia Judaica : Forschungen zur Wissenschaft des Judentums , 62
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Physical Description:1 online resource (337 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Table of Contents
  • Introductory Essays
  • Renaissance Chronology
  • Preface
  • The Renaissance Context
  • Translator’s Foreword
  • Restoring a Minor Masterpiece
  • Translation Questions
  • Reading the Yiddish Text
  • Facsimile of folios 57b-58a of MPW in Cambridge Add. 547
  • Note on the Translation and the Yiddish Text
  • Many Pious Women. Annotated Translation and Yiddish Text
  • Part 1: “If they remembered this...”
  • Part 2: “From the Torah and from ancient history”
  • Part 3: “With commandments they do wonders!”
  • Notes
  • Notes to Part 1: “If they remembered this…”
  • Notes to Part 2: “From the Torah and from ancient history”
  • Notes to Part 3: “With commandments they do wonders!”
  • Bibliography
  • Index