Jacob's ladder : kabbalistic allegory in Russian literature / Marina Aptekman.

Jacob's Ladder discusses the reflection of kabbalistic allegory in Russian literature and provides a detailed analysis of the evolution of the perception of Kabbalah in Russian consciousness. Aptekman investigates the questions of when, how, and why Kabbalah has been used in Russian literary te...

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Main Author: Aptekman, Marina
Format: eBook
Published: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2011.
Series:Borderlines (Boston, Mass.)
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Kabbalah Then and Now: a Historical Perspective
  • A Quest For Moral Perfection: Kabbalistic Allegory in Eighteenth-Century Đœasonic Literature
  • Knowledge Hidden In Letters: Alchemic Kabbalah and Russian Romantic Literature
  • In the Beginning Was the Word: Magical Kabbalah, the Occult Revival, and the Linguistic Mysticism of the Silver Age
  • Modernism and Kabbalah: Linguistic Mysticism in the Literary Doctrine of the Russian Silver Age
  • Conclusion
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index