Title: A History of Jewish Literature - 6 Vols
Book Condition: Very good
Comments: 1st pub 1930.
Publisher: NY Thomas Yoseloff 1960
Item #: 015859
Vol. I - From the Close of the Canon to the End of the Twelfth Century. 539 pp. Biblio. Vol. II - From the Twelfth Century to the Middle of the Eighteenth Century 712 pp. Biblio. Vol. III - From the Middle of the Eighteenth Century to 1880. 767 pp. Biblio. Vol. IV - Part One & Part Two. From 1880 to 1935. 1312 pp. Biblio. Vol. V - From 1935 to 1960. 361 pp. Biblio. Index to Vols I thru V. The purpose of this history is to make accessible to the large lay intelligent public the results of Jewish scholarship & research in the various branches of Jewish literature, carried on during the last century; to coordinate & correlate the scattered facts & the numerous data, so as to present a complete picture of the Jewish genius during the ages. To supply to those who want to know the content, the ideas & ideals of the great masterpieces of Jewish literature, & learn of the uninterrupted process of the literary creation of the Jewish people, adequate information, as well as a coordinated conception of the ramifications of the intellectual & spiritual activity of Jewry during the long post-Biblical period is the aim of this book.