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Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara Dec 1995

Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara

Judaica Librarianship

The term midrash has a specific meaning and a broader one. Specifically, midrash refers to the post Talmudic body of writings (post-500 C.E.) such as Midrash Rabbah and Pirke de-Rabi Eliezer. In broader terms, midrash has come to mean a Jewish story that explains, clarifies, or elaborates on an event or passage in the Torah.

There are many stories in midrasnhic sources that are appropriate and valuable to retell for children. A retelling of the story "Solomon and the Demon King," for instance, can captivate a fifth grader today who plays computer games and rides a skateboard, just as ...


"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris Jan 1995

"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Michael North, The Political Aesthetic Of Yeats, Eliot, And Pound, Robert Spoo Jan 1995

Michael North, The Political Aesthetic Of Yeats, Eliot, And Pound, Robert Spoo

Articles, Chapters in Books and Other Contributions to Scholarly Works

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A New Sense Of Time In Female Development: Linearity And Cyclicity In Atwood's Surfacing And Cat's Eye, Diana L. Unes Jan 1995

A New Sense Of Time In Female Development: Linearity And Cyclicity In Atwood's Surfacing And Cat's Eye, Diana L. Unes

Masters Theses

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