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Author Rozik, Eli.
Title Jewish drama and theatre : from rabbinical intolerance to secular liberalism / Eli Rozik.
Publication Info. Chicago : Sussex Academic Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : dramatic and theatrical creativity -- Tangential Jewish drama. Jewish theatre and ritual origin -- The Book of Job as Greek tragedy -- Ezekiel's Exagoge -- The binding of Isaac in theatre -- Fernando de Rojas' La Celestina -- Felipe Godinez' The Queen Esther -- Leone de' Sommi's A comedy of betrothal -- Advent of Yiddish Theatre. Adoption of theatre despite ritual -- Sephardi roots of Jewish parody -- The nature of carnival -- The purim-shpil -- The purim-rabbi -- A tribute to Yiddish theatre -- The languages of the Jews and Jewish theatre -- The Jewish nature of Israeli theatre. Sacred narratives in secular contexts -- Actualization in the Israeli theatre -- Rina Yerushalmi's Jephthah's daughter -- Sisera's mother and the Trojan women -- Rina Yerushalmi's Woyzeck -- Nissim Aloni's The American princess -- Hanoch Levin's Sufferings of Job.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Jewish theater -- History.
Jewish drama -- History and criticism.
Theater, Yiddish -- History.
Yiddish drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Israel -- History.
Theater -- Religious aspects.
Religion and drama.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781845195984 1845195981 (DLC) 2013012443
ISBN 1782840966 (electronic bk.)
9781782840961 (electronic bk.)
9781845195984 (h/b : alk. paper)
1845195981 (h/b : alk. paper)
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