Midrash and Theory: Ancient Jewish Exegesis and Contemporary Literary Studies

Midrash and Theory: Ancient Jewish Exegesis and Contemporary Literary Studies

by David Stern
     
 

In Midrash and Theory, David Stern presents an approach to midrashic literature through the prism of contemporary theory.See more details below

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In Midrash and Theory, David Stern presents an approach to midrashic literature through the prism of contemporary theory.

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Addresses issues surrounding reading midrash, the literature of classic Jewish Scriptural interpretation, and the challenges the act of reading involves, and describes the encounter of midrash scholarship with contemporary literary studies approaches such as structuralism, semiotics, deconstruction, and cultural studies. Deals with the contemporary significance of midrash in chapters on midrash and hermeneutics, forms of midrash, and midrash and theology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810115743
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
Rethinking Theory Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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