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Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Isræl to Contemporary America

 
 
 
 
Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Isræl to Contemporary America
Author: David Biale
ISBN 13: 9780520211346
ISBN 10: 520211340
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1997-10-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 334
List Price: $29.95
 
 

"This trailblazing book . . . exposes the evolving and often contradictory attitudes of Jews toward sexuality. One comes away with a fresh sense of the variegated nature of Jewish historical experience, and not only in regard to sexuality."—Robert Alter, author of The World of Biblical Literature

Publishers Weekly

Critiquing a body of texts that runs a wide gamut from the Bible to Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint , this fine, authoritative history of Jewish sexuality may well become a standard reference. (Oct.)