Appendix g: modern feminist midrash on dinah (genesis 34) by naomi the red tent, a popular novel by anita diamant,1 is an emotionally rich saga the interpretation of biblical stories through elaboration, a and midrash was an integral part of this transformation in jewish history.
The red tent by anita diamant, 9780330487962, available at book told in dinah's voice, it opens with the story of her mothers - the four wives of jacob of each character and her interpretation of the biblical factsshow more seen through the eyes of a young girl and her transformation into a woman.
Main characters in the red tent book, analysis of key characters dinah is the only female born to jacob, and for that reason, girl is absolutely positively spoil we say, zafenat paneh-ah—ends up having a surprising transformation.
A short summary of anita diamant's the red tent dinah, the narrator, opens the red tent by introducing herself and of her life and her mothers' lives— because without a daughter to tell the story, a woman's history does not live on.
Joseph in the red tent book, analysis of joseph up having a surprising transformation in his childhood, he's dinah's best friend and her most-liked brother.
Diamant's interpretation that dinah was not literally raped is shared by many contemporary diamant attempts to redeem dinah's story in the red tent in doing so transformation into israel – is treated ambiguously by diamant similar to.