Marriage and metaphor : constructions of gender in rabbinic literature

A woman is acquired : a rabbinic marital metaphor -- He forbids her to all : polysemy and the rabbinic vocabulary of betrothal -- My wife I called "my house" : elaborating the metaphor of women as property -- The purchase of his money : at the intersection(s) of gender and servitude -- Go...

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Other Authors: Labovitz, Gail (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham [u.a.] Lexington Books c2009
Reviews:[Rezension von: Marriage and metaphor] (2010) (Tilly, Michael, 1963 - )
Further subjects:B Geschlechterbeziehung
B Rabbijnse literatuur
B Rabbinic literature
B Huwelijk
B Woman
B Marriage in rabbinical literature
B Marriage
B Vrouwen
B Women in rabbinical literature
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Summary:A woman is acquired : a rabbinic marital metaphor -- He forbids her to all : polysemy and the rabbinic vocabulary of betrothal -- My wife I called "my house" : elaborating the metaphor of women as property -- The purchase of his money : at the intersection(s) of gender and servitude -- Go to your Ketubah : bridewealth, dowry, and the rabbinic marriage contract
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 257 - 269) and indexes
ISBN:0739134256