Jewish Body

Jewish Body

Corporeality, Society, and Identity in the Renaissance and Early Modern Period

eBook - 2008
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This volume explores perceptions of the "Jewish body" in variety of early modern Jewish sources. It discusses, among other topics, ideas of the ideal body in normative sources, the influence of Kabbalistic ideas on Jewish-Christian discourse and the link between melancholy and exile.
Publisher: Boston : BRILL, 2008
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9789047442097
9789004167186
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (500 pages)

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