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Oral tradition in the writings of Rabbinic oral Torah : on theorizing Rabbinic orality

By Martin S. Jaffee

Abstract

The present paper and the three essays following, by Yaakov Elman, Steven Fraade, and Elizabeth Alexander, will explore specific problems in theorizing the relation of written composition and oral-performative text within the various genres of Rabbinic learned tradition of Late Antiquity. For my part, I intend only to offer some introductory comments on the Rabbinic literature in general and some further observations intended to contextualize the more text-centered contributions to follow.Not

Year: 1999
OAI identifier: oai:mospace.umsystem.edu:10355/64779

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