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Author Bal, Mieke, 1946-

Title Loving Yusuf : conceptual travels from present to past / Mieke Bal
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages)
Series Afterlives of the Bible
Afterlives of the Bible.
Contents First memories, second thoughts -- Falling in love -- Dreaming away -- Looking in : outrageous, preposterous -- The invention of sympathy -- Sign language -- Eyes wide shut -- Truth speak -- Loose canons : facing authority -- Dad pains -- References
Summary When Mieke Bal reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife as an adult, she was struck by the differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. In 'Loving Yourself', Bal seeks to resolve this clash between memory and text, using the same story as her point of departure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-238) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Joseph (Son of Jacob) -- Meditations.
Genre/Form Meditations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007040676
ISBN 0226035883 (electronic bk.)
9780226035888 (electronic bk.)