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Jewish Rhetorics : History, Theory, Practice.

Author/Creator:
Bernard-Donals, Michael.
Publication:
Waltham : Brandeis University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (311 pages)
Subjects:
Hebrew language -- Rhetoric.
Yiddish language -- Rhetoric.
Hebrew literature -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature -- History and criticism.
Jewish literature -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Identity.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Contents
Introduction
1 | Taking a Stance toward God: Rhetoric in the Book of Psalms
2 | The Rhetoric of Rabbinic Authority: Making the Transition from Priest to Sage
3 | Judah Messer Leon and the Sefer Nofet Zuphim: Rethinking Rhetorical Delivery in the Early Age of Print
4 | "The Pretty Heiress from Our Old House": Figuring the Yiddish-Hebrew Relationship in Rhetorical Works by Itzik Manger and Yaʾakov Fichman
5 | The Jewish Rhetoric of the Twentieth Century: Chaïm Perelman, Double Fidélité, and the Pre-Holocaust Roots of the New Rhetoric Project
6 | Socrates as Rabbi: The Story of the Aleph and the Alpha in a Postinformation Age
7 | Maimonides's Contribution to a Theory of Self-Persuasion
8 | Rabbi Moses ben Nachman, Sophist?
9 | Is Midrash Comics? A Fish Story about Graphic Narrative, Visual Rhetoric, and Rabbinic Hermeneutics
10 | S. Yizhar's Khirbet Khizeh and the Rhetoric of Conflict
11 | Esther's Book: A Rhetoric of Writing for Jewish Feminists
12 | "Shema Yisrael": Listening in Judaism and What It Has to Teach Us
13 | Simulated Shiur? Post-It Notes of an ArtScroll Amateur
14 | Of Superheroes and Synecdoche: Holocaust Exceptionalism, Race, and the Rhetoric of Jewishness in America
15 | That Ceremonious Feeling of Growing Up: "The Educational Practice of Bar Mitzvah in the Jewish Children's Folkshul
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Index.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Fernheimer, Janice W.
Other format:
Print version: Bernard-Donals, Michael Jewish Rhetorics
ISBN:
9781611686418
9781611686395
OCLC:
898102527
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