Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Schleicher, Marianne.

Title Intertextuality in the tales of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav : a close reading of Sippurey Maʼasiyot / by Marianne Schleicher
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (viii, 664 pages)
Series Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 116
Studies in the history of religions ; v. 116. 0169-8834
Contents Theoretical background for the applied method -- Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav -- Earlier scholarly commentaries on the tales -- Analyses -- Conclusion
Summary Until 1806, Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav (1772-1810) disseminated his thoughts on redemption through homilies. In 1806, however, Nahman chose the genre of tales as an additional and innovative means of religious discourse. This book draws upon the concept of "intertextuality" to explain how Nahman defines his theology of redemption
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 637-642) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Naḥman, of Bratslav, 1772-1811. Sipure maʻaśiyot
Hasidic parables.
Hasidim -- Legends.
Rabbis -- Legends.
Genre/Form Legends.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047420179 (electronic bk.)
9789047420170 (electronic bk.)
(hd. bd.)
(hd. bd.)