Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature...

With the acception of one article, "Tales of the Sage" by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.

EDITORS PREFACE This volume, presenting articles by members of the Faculty and research students of the Hebrew University in the allied fields of Aggadah and Jewish Folk- Literature, can not, obviously, claim to present all the diverse aspects and ramifications of such studies. As it happens, only one article, by Uffenheimer, deals with the most common type of aggadic material, which is concerned with the exegesis and embellishment of Scripture.  Tales of the Sages of various types, on the other hand, are the subject- matter of the papers of Fraenkel, Herr, Kagan and Safrai, though their approaches range from purely literary analysis to strictly historical investigation. Heinemanns paper analyses one of the rhetorical patterns used in the ancient sermon. In the field of folk- literature, too, variety prevails; Noys paper examines the Jewish  oicotype of a widely disseminated tale- type, while Ben- Ami describes a peculiar genre of present- day folk- literature and Dan compares the use made of folktales by a Jewish and a Christian author, respectively, in thirteenth- century Germany. The relationship between Aggadah and Christian homiletics - in entirely different eras - is also examined by Flusser and Urbach in their respective studies. Lastly, the highly individual use made of aggadic material by an important Jewish theologian of the sixteenth century is discussed by Elbaum. Hence, while this volume can not be said to deal comprehensively with all aspects of aggadic studies, it certainly offers variety as regards types of material investigated and methods of enquiry and of analysis employed. Prof. Urbachs paper was translated by Prof. Israel Abrahams; Prof. Uffenheimers by Aryeh Rubinstein, M. A.; Prof. Safrais, Dr. Herrs and Mr. Elbaums articles were translated by Rabbi Leonard Oschry and those of Dr. Fraenkel and Mrs. Kagan by Mrs. Batya Rabin, B. A., to all of whom thanks are due. Chapter Home  | TOC

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Front Matter Title Page CONTENTSCopyright Page EDITORS' PREFACEContent LA QSIDA CHEZ LES JUIFS MAROCAINS el-qsida del shina Qsiida del kawi (la qsida du souffrant) Qsida delqra' (la qsida du teigneux) Qsida di Hitler (la qsida d'Hitfer) M'awda felhen mi kamoha 'la Hitler (histoire sur l'air de mi kamoha sur Hitler) Qsida desselhat Qsida delmot Qsida delbidawiyat uselbat ulfassiyat felhen del qra' Qsida 'la srab umahya Qsida di ben-chochan 'Qessat sidna Yossef Qsida di bnat lyom Qsida di Agadir Mdarbat Pessah u-Sukka Qessat sidna Moulay Ighi Qessat lbadem ulhurra Qsida di set jwar 'rada di 'ros Haman m'a Zerech Ktouba di Haman Haskava di Haman Qessat ghder nsa : (l'histoire de la trahison des femmes) Bar Yobai bel 'arbiya moghrabiya 38 Qsida min Tetuan CONCLUSIONLa Chanson de la MortRABBI JUDAH THE PIOUS AND CAESARIUS OF HEISTERBACH Common Motifs in their Stories ISSACHAR BEN-AMIRABBI JUDAH LOEW OF PRAGUE AND HIS ATTITUDE TO THE AGGADAHPALAEA HISTORICA: An Unknown Source of Biblical LegendsBIBLE VERSES QUOTED IN TALES OF THE SAGESTHE PROEM IN THE AGGADIC MIDRASHIM: A Form-Critical StudyTHE PROEM PATTERNTHE ORIGIN AND FUNCTION OF THE PROEMTANNAITIC PROEMS AND THEIR FORMAL CHARACTERISTICS THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DIALOGUES BETWEEN JEWISH SAGES AND ROMAN DIGNITARIES MOSHE DAVID HERRDIVERGENT TENDENCIES AND THEIR LITERARY MOULDING IN THE AGGADAH ZIPPORAH KAGANARNI, CHAPTER 6ARN II, CHAPTER 13GENESIS RABBA, xliiTANHUMA (ED. BUBER) (Lekh Lekha, par. 10, vol. I, pp. 67-69)THE CHARACTERSThe figure of the father - HyrcanusA Comparison between the Five Aggadot about Eliezer ben HyrcanusTHE HERO OF THE AGGADAH - R. ELIEZER BEN HYRCANUSTHE PLOTTHE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE AGGADAHGroup AGroup BTHE CHRONOLOGICAL SEQUENCE IN THE AGGADAHTHE JEWISH VERSIONS OFTHE ANIMAL LANGUAGES FOLKTALE (AT 670): A Typological-Structural StudyThe father's will.The big and cruel fish.The son before Leviathan.The animal languagesThe bird and the disobedient chick.The enrichment - the obedient son's reward.The punishment of the rebellious chick.The man rules his domestic animals.The curious wife.CONCLUSIONLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSTALES OF THE SAGES IN THE PALESTINIAN TRADITION AND THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD SHMUEL SAFRAITHE CONSECRATION OF ISAIAH IN RABBINIC EXEGESISTHE HOMILETICAL INTERPRETATIONS OF THE SAGES AND THE EXPOSITIONS OF ORIGEN ON CANTICLES,AND THE JEWISH-CHRISTIAN DISPUTATIONBack Matter Copyright Page Title Page
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