Beauty and the enigma : and other essays on the Hebrew Bible / Francis Landy
- Landy, Francis
- Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- 427 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Language Note:
- Text in English with sections in Hebrew.
- Beauty and the enigma: an inquiry into some interrelated episodes of the Song of Songs -- Poetics and parallelism: some comments on James Kugel's The idea of biblical poetry -- Narrative techniques and symbolic transactions in the Akedah -- Vision and poetic speech in Amos -- Tracing the voice of the other: Isaiah 28 and the covenant with death -- The construction of the subject and the symbolic order: a reading of the last three suffering servant songs -- Ruth and the romance of realism, or deconstructing history -- On metaphor, play and nonsense -- In the wilderness of speech: problems of metaphor in Hosea -- Strategies of concentration and diffusion in Isaiah 6 -- Flood and Fludd -- Vision and voice in Isaiah -- Ghostwriting.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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