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The Red Tent

Diamant

The Red Tent

Picador USA Reading Group Guides (Reading Group Guides)

by Diamant

  • 325 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Picador USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10386954M
    ISBN 100312184158
    ISBN 109780312184155


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The book also looks at the secrets of women, their private conversations, feelings, superstitions and rituals, kept sacred from the men in the privacy of the Red Tent, and childbirth itself too, a private process of pain, fear and delight dealt with only by women/5(K).

The Red Tent is (very) loosely based on the story of Dinah in Genesis, and it is a book that is very easy to read. Dinah's tale is one that deserves fleshing out; in the Bible it is an interesting though undeveloped and uncertain chronicle/5. The red tent is the place where women gathered during their cycles of birthing, menses, and even illness.

Like the conversations and mysteries held within this feminine tent, this sweeping piece of fiction offers an insider's look at the daily life of a biblical sorority of mothers and /5(K). The Red Tent is a novel of biblical times (and of the customs of those times), detailing the imagined lives of Rachel and Leah, two wives of Jacob (both true biblical figures) and, subsequently, the imagined story of Dinah, the daughter of Leah, also a true biblical figure.

The "red tent" of the title refers to the tent the women of the tribe remain in while experiencing their "time of the. The Red Tent tells the little-known Biblical story of Dinah, daughter of the patriarch Jacob and his wife, Leah.

In Chapter 34 of the Book of Genesis, Dinah’s tale is a short, horrific detour in the familiar narrative of Jacob and Joseph. The book also looks at the secrets of women, their private conversations, feelings, superstitions and rituals, kept sacred from the men The Red Tent book the privacy of the Red Tent, and childbirth itself too, a private process of pain, fear and delight dealt with only by women/5(K).

The Red Tent Summary. In the beginning was the Word. Wait, that's the Bible. Our bad. But hey, check out our guide to the Bible if you're into that. It's Shmooperific. And it'll help you get a handle on The Red Tent. Anyway, The Red Tent is all about a little lady called 's the.

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant () Her name is Dinah. In the Bible her fate is merely hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the verses of the Book of Genesis that deal with Jacob and his dozen sons. Told in Dinah's voice, "The Red Tent" reveals the traditions of ancient womanhood and family Size: KB.

Also bedded are Zilpah, a goddess worshipper who has little use for men, and tiny, dark, and silent Bilhah. Hard-working Jacob is considerate to the equally hard-working women, who, in the ``red tent''—where they're sequestered at times of monthly cycles, birthing, and illness—take comfort and courage from one another and household gods.

ANITA DIAMANT is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, and The Last Days of Dogtown, as well as the collection of essays, Pitching My award-winning journalist whose work has appeared regularly in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish lives in Massachusetts/5().

The Red Tent is one of those extremely rare publishing phenomenons—a little promoted, but dynamically successful book (overcopies sold) that owes its success to enthusiastic word-of-mouth endorsements.

Now, for the first time, this sweeping saga, which has struck a chord with so many modern-day women, comes to life as a much 4/5. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Red Tent by Anita Diamant. The Red Tent is a work of literary fiction and a biblical retelling by Anita Diamant.

Title: The Red Tent Series: Fiction Published by: St. Martin's Paperbacks ISBN Buy the Book: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound Overview. The Red Tent is the story of Dinah, a minor character in the book of Genesis, chapter The brief episode in which she appears is usually referred to as the “rape of Dinah,” a violent episiode that has posed difficulties for biblical.

The Book It is important to define what the Red Tent is. First and foremost, The Red Tent () is a novel by Anita Diamant that retells the biblical rape story of Dinah.“The Rape of Dinah” (Genesis, chapter 34) was recounted not by Dinah, but by her brothers.

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The Red Tent is a novel by Anita Diamant that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Buy a cheap copy of The Red Tent book by Anita Diamant. The red tent is the place where women gathered during their cycles of birthing, menses, and even illness. Like the conversations and mysteries held within this Free shipping over $/5(13).

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant tells the story of the biblical character Dinah, Jacob's daughter and Joseph's sister. In the Bible, Dinah's story is only briefly mentioned. The story says that Dinah was raped by an Egyptian prince. Simon and Levi, two of her brothers, avenge Dinah by killing all the.

The Red Tent - The menstrual tent. Asherah: Consort of El. The Goddess of the sea. Mer-Nefat: Zilpah's mother. A slave. Reuben: Jacob's first son. Anath: The nursemaid. The defendant of mothers. Inna: Rachel's midwife. Elath: The mother of seventy Gods.

2: Isaac:. In the red tent, the truth is known. In the red tent, where days pass like a gentle stream, as the gift of Innana courses through us, cleansing the body of last month’s death, preparing the body to receive the new month’s life, women give thanks — for repose and restoration, for the knowledge that life comes from between our legs, and Author: Anita Diamant.

The Red Tent is not the book I expected it to be. I brought high expectations to the book as a trusted friend highly recommended it to me. Despite this, the book still managed to take my breath away in manners unforeseen.

More Than A Bible Story. Ostensibly, this is the story of Dinah. It is the story, though, told in a way you never heard it. With Minnie Driver, Iain Glen, Will Tudor, Vinette Robinson. The story of the twelve tribes of Israel is told through the eyes of Jacob's only daughter, Dinah/10(K).

The novel in question is The Red Tent, and its modest but highly delighted author is Anita Diamant, an experienced American journalist who has also written several non-fiction guides to.

The Red Tent is a fictional (yet thoroughly researched) first-person account of the life of Dinah, the only daughter of Biblical patriarch Jacob (who is more famous for having twelve sons). With Dinah’s help, women’s histories are traced matrilineally; daughters, sisters and mothers are remembered and honored.

Through Dinah’s eyes we see women come of age, begin menstruating, fall in Author: Laura Eppinger. The Red Tent – an empowering connection between a group of women. Menstruation brings us into womanhood – a time to rejoice and be supported by other women. From this point onwards, our lives are filled with occasions when empowerment by and between wom en is the perfe ct way to celebrate.

Sometimes the support is more important than the celebration. The Red Tent I loved this book. I really enjoyed being told the story from the women's perspective.

I would highly recommend it. 15 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Amy; It's not the Bible This is a work of fiction, not fact or truth.

Anita Diamant has taken a tiny bit of the Bible and created a compelling tale of. The writer of “The Red Tent” is an American author. Anita Diamant is a Very good and a well-known author of the fiction as well as the non-fiction books as well. Features of The Red Tent PDF: English is the original language of the book.

The United States is the original publication place of the book. There are pages in this book. The Red Tent is an unapologetic celebration of women’s lives—we love that Diamant gives an overlooked character her own voice.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY A minor character from the book of Genesis tells her life story in this vivid evocation of the world of Old Testament women/5(). And it is with this spirit that the Red Tent movement has flourished as a global phenomenon. Most women have heard of the Red Tent because they read the book.

The Red Tent was novel by Anita Diamant, published in that gave us a story of women who come together in a menstrual hut, known as the Red Tent.

In the story, Diamant retells the. The book is not all bad, and not all silly. The author does succeed in giving the reader some feel for life in an ancient culture, and for the experiences that are the same for all women at all times.

The second half of the book, which takes place in Egypt, is somewhat more convincing and less oppressive—perhaps because there is no more Red Tent. What did the red tent represent for Dinah.

Dinah sometimes curses people—and these people seem to feel the consequences. Is Dinah some kind of oracle. Or is it just coincidence. What do make of this story being told from "beyond the grave".

What do you make of Joseph by the end of the book. Do you pity him, or hate him. Is Dinah a tragic. Here, The Red Tent book and miniseries took liberties with the original tale and stretched it into a full, dramatic narrative that provides a much-needed voice to the sole woman in the original.

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons.

Told in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood--the world of the red tent. It begins with the story of her mothers--Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah /5(K).

Discussion Group - Red Tent Book Discussion Group. Our book discussion group has about 10 to 12 core members, but other people do occasionally attend. We read both fiction and non-fiction, and choose the books by consensus, although everyone is encouraged to suggest titles.

The Red Tent gives a version of the story that isn't given freely within a book written (and I will stand by this) by men. Even in Diamants book women are not treated equally. I believe that she is just trying to give a different point of view. Beyond The Red Tent is an inclusive, in-person and online healing circle that educates, inspires, and empowers women to live their best lives.

A loving community created for women, by women, BTRT is a safe and transformative space for all women to speak. “The Red Tent,” a two-part adaptation of Anita Diamant’s novel about a biblical story, is being broadcast on Sunday and Monday on Lifetime. The Red Tent Anita Diamant, St.

Martin's Press pp. ISBN Summary Deeply affecting, The Red Tent combines rich storytelling with a valuable contribution in modern fiction: a new perspective of female life in biblical society. It is a vast and stirring work described as what the Bible might have been had it been written by God's daughters instead of sons.

The Red Tent by Diamant, Anita and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood-the world of the red tent.

It begins with the story of her mothers-Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah-the 4/5(18). Inthe author Anita Diamant published a fictional account of Dinah's story, called The Red Tent.

The book was a bestseller; and now, 17 years later, Lifetime has adapted the novel into a. A straightforward fictional narrative The Red Tent can also be read as midrash, the imaginative retelling of Torah, which Rabbi Lawrence Kushner (author of Honey from the Rock and other books on Jewish mysticism and spirituality and Diamant's teacher) calls the literature that sprouts up in the blank spaces between the words and letters of.

The Red Tent or Moon Lodge is simply a gathering of women that occurs at the new moon when girls & women are most in need of support, rest & reflection. This is a timeless tradition observed by ancient cultures which serves as a regular forum for empowering women’s sense of selfhood.