Nehama Aschkenasy's Woman at the Window: Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape PDF

By Nehama Aschkenasy

ISBN-10: 0814326269

ISBN-13: 9780814326268

ISBN-10: 0814326277

ISBN-13: 9780814326275

In inventive, analytical retellings of biblical stories approximately ladies, Aschkenasy demonstrates how ordinary events, dilemmas, and modes of behavior symbolize the politics of women’s realities in premodern civilization—how women’s lives in these occasions have been characterised by way of social and criminal barriers which a few authorized and others challenged.

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