Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre, and Scholarship on Sisera’s Death by Mieke Bal

Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre, and Scholarship on Sisera’s Death

Mieke Bal
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  • ISBN
    9780253207418 / 025320741X
  • Title Murder and Difference: Gender, Genre, and Scholarship on Sisera’s Death
  • Author Mieke Bal
  • Category Biblical Studies & Exegesis
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 1992
  • Pages 164
  • Publisher
    Indiana University Press
  • Imprint Indiana University Press
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 154mm x 14mm x 228mm

Annotation

Winner of the 1991 AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion.

Publisher Description

..“. an important contribution to current literary concerns with the ideologies of texts... ” —Society of Old Testament Study Book List

..“. she points the way into as yet little-explored territory, broadly engaging literary theory as well as ideological criticism... she moves beyond both narrowly historical and exclusively text-centered criticism... ” —Theology Today

..“. Bal has given us both a coruscating feminist critique of biblical scholarship and a fund of provocative exegetical insights... required reading for anyone who wants to know where serious biblical scholarship is heading.” —Shofar

Review
“ ... An important contribution to current literary concerns with the ideologies of texts ... ” Society of Old Testament Study Book List “ ... She points the way into as yet little-explored territory, broadly engaging literary theory as well as ideological criticism ... She moves beyond both narrowly historical and exclusively text-centered criticism ... ” Theology Today “ ... Bal has given us both a coruscating feminist critique of biblical scholarship and a fund of provocative exegetical insights ... Required reading for anyone who wants to know where serious biblical scholarship is heading.” Shofar

Author Biography

Mieke Bal is Academy Professor of the Royal Netherlands AcadMieke Bal is Academy Professor of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. emy of Arts and Sciences.

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