Rabbinic fantasy

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245 0 0 ‡aRabbinic fantasy / ‡ceditor Mark Jay Mirsky ; special editor David Stern.
260 ‡aNew York : ‡bCity College of New York, Dept. of English ; Persea Books [distributors], ‡c1983.
300 ‡a304 p. : ‡bill. ; ‡c23 cm.
500 ‡aContains eight translations of Hebrew narratives from the post-Biblical, pre-modern period, including late midrashim, mystical and exegetical texts, and rhymed prose narratives.
500 ‡aFirst collection of medieval narratives ever to appear. Most of the selections have never before been translated into English.
500 ‡aOriginal illustrations by Chaim Gross.
500 ‡aCover title.
500 ‡aSpecial issue of: Fiction, v.7, nos. 1 & 2.
505 0 ‡aIntroduction / David Stern -- Introduction / Mark Jay Mirsky --Rabbinic parables -- Midrash on the Ten Commandments -- Eleh Ezkerah -- The Alphabet of Ben Sira -- Narrative fantasies from Sefer Hasidim / Judah the Hasid [tr. by Ivan G. Marcus] -- Jacob's journey / Moses de Leon -- The Sorcerer / Isaac ibn Sahula [tr. by Raymond P. Scheindlin] -- Bratslav dreams / Nahman of Bratslav -- The man with the truck / Cori Jones -- Some things we'll never know / David Albahari -- Aely / Edmond Jabès -- The Juggler / Primo Levi -- The Ruth tractate / Fanny Howe -- The handicapped man / Roger Salloch -- Dante and King David / Mark Jay Mirsky -- The judge's daughter / M.D. Keyishian -- The last broadcast / Albert J. Guerard -- The tale of Lilith / Howard Schwartz.
538 ‡aMode of access: Internet.
650 0 ‡aJewish literature.
650 0 ‡aHebrew literature, Medieval ‡xTranslations into English.
700 1 ‡aScheindlin, Raymond P.
700 1 ‡aMarcus, Ivan G.
700 1 ‡aStern, David.
700 1 ‡aMirsky, Mark.
700 1 ‡aGross, Chaim, ‡d1904-
730 0 ‡aFiction (Club des libraires de France)
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