The Wiles of Women/The Wiles of Men

  • Title: The Wiles of Women/The Wiles of Men
  • Author: Shalom Goldman
  • ISBN: 9780791426838
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Wiles of Women The Wiles of Men One of the world s oldest recorded folktales tells the story of a handsome young man and the older woman in whose house he resides Overcome by her feelings for him the woman attempts to seduce him Wh
    One of the world s oldest recorded folktales tells the story of a handsome young man and the older woman in whose house he resides Overcome by her feelings for him, the woman attempts to seduce him When he turns her down she is enraged, and to her husband she accuses the young man of attacking her The husband, seemingly convinced of his wife s innocence, has the young mOne of the world s oldest recorded folktales tells the story of a handsome young man and the older woman in whose house he resides Overcome by her feelings for him, the woman attempts to seduce him When he turns her down she is enraged, and to her husband she accuses the young man of attacking her The husband, seemingly convinced of his wife s innocence, has the young man punished But it is precisely that punishment that leads to the hero s vindication and eventual rise to power and prominence.In the West we know this tale classified in folklore as the Potiphar s Wife motif from its vivid narration in the Hebrew Bible But as Shalom Goldman demonstrates in this book, the Bible s is only one telling of a story that appears in the scriptures and folklore of many peoples and cultures, in many different eras, including ancient Egypt, classical Greece, and ancient Mesopotamia, as well as post Biblical Jewish literature, the Qur an, and Inuit culture Goldman compares and contrasts the treatment of this motif especially in the literature and lore of the ancient Near East, Biblical Israel, and early Islam, at the same time touching on gender issues the status of women in Middle Eastern societies and the varying constructions of male female relationships and the vexed question of originality in the narratives of the monotheistic traditions.

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