Book , Print in English

Carnal Israel : reading sex in Talmudic culture

Daniel Boyarin.
  • Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
  • xi, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • 1. "Behold Israel According to the Flesh": On Anthropology and Sexuality in Late-Antique Judaisms
  • 2. Dialectics of Desire: "The Evil Instinct Is Very Good"
  • 3. Different Eves: Myths of Female Origins and the Discourse of Married Sex
  • 4. Engendering Desire: Husbands, Wives, and Sexual Intercourse
  • 5. Lusting After Learning: The Torah as "the Other Woman"
  • 6. Studying Women: Resistance from Within the Male Discourse
  • 7. (Re)producing Men: Constructing the Rabbinic Male Body
  • Concluding Forward: Talmudic Study as Cultural Critique.
Other information
  • "A Centennial book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-264) and indexes.
ISBN
  • 0520080122 (alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 92009507
  • OCLC: 25630881