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Hurwitz, Eli

A Menagerie of Monstresses: (Re-)Tracing Female Monsters in Jewish Folklore

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2023-May-15
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Dybbuks (spirits of the dead who possess the bodies of the living) and Lilith (the first wife of Adam turned child-killing night demon) are monsters who have existed in Jewish folklore, religious writings, and entertainment media for hundreds of years...

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A Menagerie of Monstresses: (Re-)Tracing Female Monsters in Jewish Folklore

Publication Date
2023-May-15
Authors
Department or Program
Access Level
Abstract

Dybbuks (spirits of the dead who possess the bodies of the living) and Lilith (the first wife of Adam turned child-killing night demon) are monsters who have existed in Jewish folklore, religious writings, and entertainment media for hundreds of years...

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