Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews : ancient Jewish folk literature reconsidered

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Full title: Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews : ancient Jewish folk literature reconsidered / edited by Galit Hasan-Rokem and Ithamar Gruenwald.
Other authors: Hasan-Rokem, Galit, (Editor)
Gruenwald, Ithamar, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Preface:
  • Legends and folklore: Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews in historical and critical perspective /
  • Galit Hasan-Rokem
  • Introduction:
  • The past in the service of the present: rabbinicizing folklore or folklorizing the rabbis? /
  • Rebecca Schorsch
  • The legends of the Jews in the eyes of Louis Ginzberg and in the eyes of others /
  • David Golinkin
  • Louis Ginzberg, The legends of the Jews, and the Church Fathers /
  • Hillel I. Newman
  • An unimagined community: against The legends of the Jews /
  • Daniel Boyarin
  • The quiet revolution: Louis Ginzberg's The legends of the Jews and Jewish anthological literature /
  • Jacob Elbaum
  • Ancient Jewish folk literature: The legends of the Jews and comparative folklore studies at the beginning of the twentieth century /
  • Galit Hasan-Rokem
  • The legend about The legends: methodological reflections on Ginzberg's The legends of the Jews /
  • Ithamar Gruenwald
  • Aggadah in "higher unity": the German manuscript of The legends of the Jews /
  • Johannes Sabel.