Tuesday 6 March: The Golem – Creating the Human Facsimile: Tellings and retellings of the myth

Myth Reading Group
Tuesday 6 March 2012
5 – 6 p.m.
Room 5B.330

Jeremy Solnick will introduce a discussion of the Golem. The main text (below) is an excerpt from A Treasury of Jewish Folk Lore edited by Nathan Ausubel. Jeremy will introduce this alongside Gustav Meyrink’s novel ‘The Golem’ (1915) and Marge Piercy’s novel ‘Body of Glass’ (1991).

The Text:

Wikipedia link: The Golem.

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