Booktopia has the red tent by anita diamant buy a discounted paperback of the red tent online from australia's leading online bookstore. Discussion of modern feminist midrash index words: feminist midrash, modern midrash, jewish feminism, the red tent, anita diamant thanks to anita diamant for writing the red tent and for answering m umansky is urging jewish women to create in her essay, “creating a jewish feminist. First and foremost, the red tent (1997) is a novel by anita diamant that retells the biblical rape story of dinah “the rape some of the material in 'the red tent movement was originally featured in the essay entitled “the red tent: creating a woman honoring culture” by isadora gabrielle leidenfrost, phd and alisa. The red tent by anita diamant the author and her times anita diamant, author of the historic fiction novel, the red tent, is a devout jewish-american living in newtonville, massachusetts with her husband and daughter, emilia she has written five books about contemporary jewish life, the red tent being her first novel. Menu home · books · bio · news & events · mayyim hayyim · blog · media room · speaking · contact · anita diamant author of the red tent facebook · twitter · goodreads. Early in the current tv season, the most read “underground novel” in american jewish life, anita diamant's the red tent (1997), was made into a in an astute essay in commentary magazine (april 1992), dr leon kass noted biblical support for dinah's brothers' defense of both her honor and of.
Dinah remembers sitting in the red tent with her mother and aunts, gossiping about local events and taking care of domestic duties between visits to jacob, the family's patriarch a number of other characters not seen in the biblical account appear here, including laban's second wife ruti and. In her book, the red tent, anita diamant attempts to expound upon the foundations laid by the torah by way of midrashim in doing so, parts of her stories tend to stray from the original biblical text the following essay will explore this and several other aspects of the book as they relate to the torah and modern midrash. The red tent cover anita diamant wanted to do something different with her writing life a freelance journalist in the boston area since 1975, she wrote articles on everything from profiles of prominent people to first-person essays on being a mom she also found the time to write six books on jewish.
Diamant has since published four novels, as well as a collection of essays before and since publication of “the red tent,” she wrote highly acclaimed guidebooks on celebrating jewish lifecycle events, including marriage, conversion, welcoming babies into jewish life and saying the kaddish the books. Her name is dinah in the bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the book of genesis that are about her father, jacob, and his dozen sons told in dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood-the world of the red tent it begins with. The paperback of the the red tent by anita diamant at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more.
The red tent or red tent may refer to: red tent (shelter), a tent used by survivors of the airship italia the red tent (nagibin novel), 1960 the red tent ( film), a 1969 russian-italian film based on nagibin's novel the red tent ( diamant novel), 1997 the red tent (miniseries), a 2014 miniseries based on diamant's. In the red tent, author anita diamant re-creates the popular biblical story of jacob by giving a voice to his only daughter, dinah known as simply the object of her brothers' wrath, dinah serves only a minor role in the traditional tale here, she tells her own story dinah begins her story with that of her mothers—the four. A summary of themes in anita diamant's the red tent learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the red tent and what it means perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Summary and reviews of the red tent by anita diamant, plus links to a book excerpt from the red tent and author biography of anita diamant.
After reading anita diamant's novel the red tent, you can finally answer that age old question: where do babies come from finally, a book that answers childhood's biggest question without any birds or bees in sight okay, so the red tent isn't exactly about where babies come from it's actually a deeply religious text. Essay the red tent by diamant 1739 words 7 pages the red tent by diamant in diamant's powerful novel the red tent the ever-silent dinah from the 34th chapter of gensis is finally given her own voice, and the story she tells is a much different one than expected with the guiding hands of her four “mothers”, leah. Earlier this week, michal lemberger wrote about turning king david into a villain and lot's wife and the other nameless women of the bible she is the author of the recently published book after abel and other stories and has been blogging here all week for jewish book council's visiting scribe series.