Intertextuality And The Reading Of Midrash

Intertextuality And The Reading Of Midrash

by Daniel Boyarin
     
 

Proceeding by means of intensive readings of passages from the early midrash on Exodus The Mekilta, Boyarin proposes a new theory of midrash that rests in part on an understanding of the heterogeneity of the biblical text and the constraining force of rabbinic ideology on the production of midrash. In a forceful combination of theory and reading, Boyarin raises

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Proceeding by means of intensive readings of passages from the early midrash on Exodus The Mekilta, Boyarin proposes a new theory of midrash that rests in part on an understanding of the heterogeneity of the biblical text and the constraining force of rabbinic ideology on the production of midrash. In a forceful combination of theory and reading, Boyarin raises profound questions concerning the interplay between history, ideology, and interpretation.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253209092
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Series:
Indiana University Studies in Biblical Literature
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,197,392
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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