Transmitting Jewish Traditions: Orality, Textuality, and Cultural Diffusion.

Volume 2: Transmitting Jewish Traditions: Orality, Textuality, and Cultural Diffusion.
Edited by Yaakov Elman and Israel Gershoni. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

Contents:

Introduction

Transmitting Tradition: Orality and Textuality in Jewish Cultures
Yaakov Elman and Israel Gershoni

1. The Oral-Cultural Context of the Talmud Yerushalmi: Greco-Roman Rhetorical Paideia, Discipleship, and the Concept of Oral Torah
Martin S. Jaffee

2. Between Byzantium and Islam: The Transmission of a Jewish Book in the Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods
Paul Mandel

3. Orality and the Institutionalization of Tradition: The Growth of the Geonic Yeshiva and the Islamic Madrasa
Daphna Ephrat and Yaakov Elman

4. Transmission in Thirteenth-Century Kabbalah
Moshe Idel

5. Beyond the Spoken Word: Oral Tradition and Written Transmission in Medieval Jewish Mysticism
Elliot R. Wolfson

6. Publication and Reproduction of Literary Texts in Medieval Jewish Civilization: Jewish Scribality and Its Impact on the Texts Transmitted
Malachi Beit-Arie

7. The Sermon as Oral Performance
Marc Saperstein

8. From East to West: Translating Y. L. Perets in Early Twentieth-Century Germany
Jeffrey Grossman

9. The Kinnus Project: Wissenschaft des Judentums and the Fashioning of a "National Culture" in Palestine
Israel Bartal

10. "Secondary Intellectuals," Readers, and Readership as Agents of National-Cultural Reproduction in Modern Egypt
Israel Gershoni