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Bakhtin and Genre Theory in Biblical Studies
     

Bakhtin and Genre Theory in Biblical Studies

by Society of Biblical Literature
 

This volume offers a meeting between genre theory in biblical studies and the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, who continues to be immensely influential in literary criticism. Here Bakhtin comes face to face with a central area of biblical studies: the question of genre. The essays range from general discussions of genre through the reading of specific biblical texts

Overview

This volume offers a meeting between genre theory in biblical studies and the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, who continues to be immensely influential in literary criticism. Here Bakhtin comes face to face with a central area of biblical studies: the question of genre. The essays range from general discussions of genre through the reading of specific biblical texts to an engagement with Toni Morrison and the Bible. The contributors are John Anderson, Roland Boer, Martin J. Buss, Judy Fentress-Williams, Christopher Fuller, Barbara Green, Bula Maddison, Carleen Mandolfo, Christine Mitchell, Carol A. Newsom, David M. Valeta, and Michael Vines.

Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589832763
Publisher:
Society of Biblical Literature
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Roland Boer is Reader in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Monash University, Melbourne. He is the author or editor of numerous books including Marxist Criticism of the Bible (T&T Clark), Symposia: Confrontations in Biblical Studies (Equinox) and Criticism of Heaven (Brill).

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