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The Resource If all the seas were ink : a memoir, Ilana Kurshan

If all the seas were ink : a memoir, Ilana Kurshan

Label
If all the seas were ink : a memoir
Title
If all the seas were ink
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Ilana Kurshan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Harvard-educated books editor of Lilith magazine describes her journey of studying the Talmud through the principles of the vast daf yomi daily page book club, a years-long endeavor that spanned the end of her divorce, her work travels between America and Jerusalem, her remarriage and the births of her three children
Tone
Writing style
Award
Sophie Brody Medal, 2018.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578869
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurshan, Ilana
Dewey number
296.12
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kurshan, Ilana
  • Jews, American
  • Women Jewish scholars
  • Talmud
Target audience
adult
Label
If all the seas were ink : a memoir, Ilana Kurshan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-299)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: One day wiser -- A note on the Talmud -- I. The order of festivals -- Yoma: Alone in Jerusalem -- Sukkah/Beitzah: Temporary homes -- Rosh Hashanah: The book of life -- Taanit: Two by two -- Megillah: Who knows? -- Moed Katan: Trapdoor days -- Hagigah: Torah from the heavens -- II. The order of women -- Yevamot: Lentils in my pot -- Ketubot: I am a Jewish man -- Nedarim/Nazir: Ascetic Aesthetics -- Sotah: A still unravished bride -- Gittin: Writing divorce -- Kidushin: Toward a theory of romantic love -- III. The order of damages -- Bava Kama/Bava Metzia/Bava Batra: Suspended in a miracle -- Sanhedrin: Another lifetime -- Makkot/Shevuot: Sarah Ivreinu -- Avodah Zarah/Horayot: Frost at midnight -- IV. The order of holiness -- Zevahim/Menahot/Hullin: Holy eating -- Bechorot/Erchin/Temurah/Keritot/Meilah/Tamid/Middot/Kinnim: Poets & gatekeepers -- V. the order of purity -- Niddah: A folded notebook -- VI. The order of seeds -- Merachot: Writing about prayer is easier than praying -- VII. The order of festivals (again) -- Shabbat/Eruvin: A pregnant pause -- Pesachim: Take two -- Shekalim: Weaving the Talmudic tapestry -- Yoma: Encore
Control code
000060482532
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 299 pages
Isbn
9781250121264
Lccn
2017017722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)964922893
Label
If all the seas were ink : a memoir, Ilana Kurshan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-299)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: One day wiser -- A note on the Talmud -- I. The order of festivals -- Yoma: Alone in Jerusalem -- Sukkah/Beitzah: Temporary homes -- Rosh Hashanah: The book of life -- Taanit: Two by two -- Megillah: Who knows? -- Moed Katan: Trapdoor days -- Hagigah: Torah from the heavens -- II. The order of women -- Yevamot: Lentils in my pot -- Ketubot: I am a Jewish man -- Nedarim/Nazir: Ascetic Aesthetics -- Sotah: A still unravished bride -- Gittin: Writing divorce -- Kidushin: Toward a theory of romantic love -- III. The order of damages -- Bava Kama/Bava Metzia/Bava Batra: Suspended in a miracle -- Sanhedrin: Another lifetime -- Makkot/Shevuot: Sarah Ivreinu -- Avodah Zarah/Horayot: Frost at midnight -- IV. The order of holiness -- Zevahim/Menahot/Hullin: Holy eating -- Bechorot/Erchin/Temurah/Keritot/Meilah/Tamid/Middot/Kinnim: Poets & gatekeepers -- V. the order of purity -- Niddah: A folded notebook -- VI. The order of seeds -- Merachot: Writing about prayer is easier than praying -- VII. The order of festivals (again) -- Shabbat/Eruvin: A pregnant pause -- Pesachim: Take two -- Shekalim: Weaving the Talmudic tapestry -- Yoma: Encore
Control code
000060482532
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 299 pages
Isbn
9781250121264
Lccn
2017017722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)964922893

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