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Many pious women [electronic resource] :edition and translation / Harry Fox ; Justin Jaron Lewis.

Contributor(s): Fox, Harry, 1946- | Lewis, Justin Jaron, 1961-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studia Judaica (Walter de Gruyter & Co.): Bd. 62.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : de Gruyter, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 337 p.).ISBN: 3110262088 (electronic bk.); 9783110262087 (electronic bk.); 1283430460; 9781283430463.Subject(s): Women in the Bible | Women in Judaism | Piety in literature | Yiddish language -- Dialects -- Germany -- Texts | RELIGION / Judaism / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 296.0820945 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This work is of importance to anyone with an interest in whether women, especially Jewish Ashkenazic women, had a Renaissance. Many Pious Women is an annotated translation with extensive introductory essays of a unique 16th-century manuscript from Italy in Western Yiddish. 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 apocryphal Judith. Women everywhere, students of gender studies, Yiddishists and linguists will welcome this work now available for the first time in the original Yiddish text with an English translation.
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Many pious women is the title given here to the untitled middle of three treatises bound together in Cambridge Add. 547 held by Cambridge University Library Manuscript Division.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Yiddish text with parallel annotated English translation and critical apparatus.

This work is of importance to anyone with an interest in whether women, especially Jewish Ashkenazic women, had a Renaissance. Many Pious Women is an annotated translation with extensive introductory essays of a unique 16th-century manuscript from Italy in Western Yiddish. 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 apocryphal Judith. Women everywhere, students of gender studies, Yiddishists and linguists will welcome this work now available for the first time in the original Yiddish text with an English translation.

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Other editions of this work

Many pious women ©2011

de Gruyter, (Berlin ; | New York :) 1 online resource (xiv, 337 p.) 56

Many pious women ©2011

de Gruyter, (Berlin ; | New York :) 1 online resource (xiv, 337 p.) 56

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