FICTION, HEBREW


The Story in Talmudic-Midrashic Literature

 

The Development of Separate Stories Based on Midrashic Motifs

 

The Retelling of Bible Stories

 

The Reawakening of the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

 

The First Collections of Stories

 

Stories Included in Hebrew Historiographical Works

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The Romance in Hebrew Literature

 

The Story in Hebrew Ethical Literature

 

The Story in Ashkenazi-Ḥasidic Literature

 

The Narrative in the Kabbalah

 

The Hebrew Story in the Italian Renaissance

 

The Hebrew Story in Palestine in the 16th Century

The Hebrew Story in the 17th and 18th Centuries

 

The Ḥasidic Story

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

M.J. Bin Gorion (Berdyczewski), Die Sagen der Juden (19622); J. Dan, Torat ha-Sod shel Ḥasidut Ashkenaz (1968), 184–202, 265–7 (incl. bibl.); idem, in: Molad, 23 (1965), 490–6; idem, in: Tarbiz, 30 (1961/62), 273–89; idem, in: Zion, 26 (1961/62), 132–7; idem, in: PAAJR, 35 (1967), 99–111; G. Scholem, On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism (1965), 158–204; Zinberg, Sifrut, vols. 1–3; I. Tishby, Mishnat ha-Zohar, 1 (19572), 1–98; J. Even-Shemuel (Kaufmann), Midreshei Ge'ullah (1954); Kitvei Rabbi Avraham Epstein, 1 (1950), 1–209, 357–90; A.M. Habermann, in: Tarbiz, 27 (1957/58), 190–202; J.L. Zlotnik, in: Sinai, 18 (1946), 49–58; F. Baer, in: Sefer Dinaburg (1949), 178–205; D. Flusser, in: Zion, 18 (1952/53), 109–26; idem, in: Tarbiz, 26 (1956/57), 165–184; L. Ginzberg, Al Halakhah ve-Aggadah (1960), 205–62; M. Guedemann, Ha-Torah ve-ha-Ḥayyim be-Ẓarefat u-ve-Ashkenaz (19682), 157–81; Y. Raphael, in: Aresheth, 2 (1960), 358–77; 3 (1961), 440f. (Shivḥei ha-Besht, incl. bibl.). ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Dan, Ha-Sippur ha-Ivri bi-Yemei ha-Beinayim: iyyunim be-Toldotav (1974); idem, Ha-Sippur ha-Ḥasidi (1975); A. Alba, Midrás de los Diez Mandamientos y Libro precioso de la Salvación (1989); idem, Cuentos de los rabinos (1991).

[Joseph Dan]


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