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Tasting the Dish: Rabbinic Rhetorics of Sexuality (review)

Tasting the Dish: Rabbinic Rhetorics of Sexuality (review) in any case incorrect. The first is listed as occuring only on pp. 108-109 and the second only on pp. 372-373. This is, however, untrue for both appear on page 108. Moreover, some nouns are quoted in their nominative, accusative, or any other case. This applies to Latin references as well (insidae, per insidias, and insidiis are quoted together on p. 452). There seems to be no system in the way the index has been compiled, which makes it practically useless. Perhaps some of the examples which I have quoted above might be seen as hypercritical. However, as stated earlier, the text-critic should be meticulously correct with quotations, representation of readings, etc. In the case of research in an unknown field such as Armenian texts, this is even more true, for the uninitated reader is more dependent on the author's handling of the material. If the author has made such a large number of errors, some of which I have illustrated above, it is just natural that one would be extremely apprehensive about the manner in which the Armenian text has been dealt with. Moreover, if this was a book exclusively intended for specialists, one could perhaps still http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Tasting the Dish: Rabbinic Rhetorics of Sexuality (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 41 (1) – Oct 5, 2000

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in any case incorrect. The first is listed as occuring only on pp. 108-109 and the second only on pp. 372-373. This is, however, untrue for both appear on page 108. Moreover, some nouns are quoted in their nominative, accusative, or any other case. This applies to Latin references as well (insidae, per insidias, and insidiis are quoted together on p. 452). There seems to be no system in the way the index has been compiled, which makes it practically useless. Perhaps some of the examples which I have quoted above might be seen as hypercritical. However, as stated earlier, the text-critic should be meticulously correct with quotations, representation of readings, etc. In the case of research in an unknown field such as Armenian texts, this is even more true, for the uninitated reader is more dependent on the author's handling of the material. If the author has made such a large number of errors, some of which I have illustrated above, it is just natural that one would be extremely apprehensive about the manner in which the Armenian text has been dealt with. Moreover, if this was a book exclusively intended for specialists, one could perhaps still

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