Jewish literatures and cultures : context and intertext / Anita Norich From continuity to contiguity : thoughts on the theory of Jewish literature / Dan Miron Beyond influence : toward a new historiographic paradigm / Michael L. Satlow Hellenistic Judaism : myth or reality? / Gabriele Boccaccini "He was renowned to the ends of the earth" (1 Maccabees 3:9) : Judaism and Hellenism in 1 Maccabees / Martha Himmelfarb Roman statues, rabbis, and Greco-Roman culture / Yaron Z. Eliav The ghetto and Jewish cultural formation in early modern Europe : towards a new interpretation / David Ruderman Hybrid with what? : the variable contexts of Polish Jewish culture : their implications for Jewish cultural history and Jewish studies / Moshe Rosman Idols of the cave and theater : a verbal or visual Judaism? / Kalman P. Bland "Reverse marranism," translatability, and practice of secular Jewish culture in Russian / Gabriella Safran Intertextuality, Rabbinic literature, and the making of Hebrew modernism / Shachar Pinsker Brooklyn am Rhein? : the German sources of Jewish-American literature / Julian Levinson Diaspora and translation : the migrations of Jewish meaning / Naomi Seidman.
"Most of the essays ... emerged from a conference held at the University of Michigan's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies"-- Introduction.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.