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Author Literary Fiction and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Literatures (2006 : Heidelberg, Germany)

Title Literary construction of identity in the ancient world : proceedings of a conference, Literary Fiction and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Literatures : Options and Limits of Modern Literary Approaches in the Exegesis of Ancient Texts, Heidelberg, July 10-13, 2006 / edited by Hanna Liss and Manfred Oeming
Published Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages)
Contents Thinking of ancient texts as literature. Memory, narration, identity: Exodus as a political myth / Jan Assmann -- Narrative poetics and Hebrew narrative: a survey / Joachim vette -- Is there a universal genre of "drama"? conjectures on the basis of "dramatic" texts in Old Testament prophecy, Attic tragedy, and Egyptian cult plays / Helmut Utzschneider -- Narratology and the Classics: the proof of the pudding -- / Irene J.F. de Jong -- The identity of authors and readers. Ancient writers, modern readers, and King Ashurnasirpal's political problems: an exploration of the possibility of reading ancient texts / Barbara N. Porter -- The Achilles heel of reader-response criticism and the concept of reading hermeneutics of caution / Christof Hardmeier -- Tell me who I am: reading the alphabet of Ben Sira / Dagmar Boerner-Klein -- The powers of a lost subject: reinventing a poet's identity in Catullus's Carmen / Melanie Moeller -- Fiction and fact. Forms of talk in Hebrew Biblical narrative: negotiations, interaction, and sociocultural context / Frank H. Polak -- Of mice and men and blood: the laws of ritual purity in the Hebrew Bible / Hanna Liss -- Fiction and imagination in early Christian literature: the acts of the Apostles as a test case / Ute E. Eisen -- Fictions and formulations: the Talmud and the construction of Jewish identity / David Kraemer -- Are vocation texts fictional? on Hesiod's Helicon experience / Geritt Kloss -- Rereading Biblical poetry from Aristotle to Bakhtin: the comedic and the carnivalesque in a Biblical tale / Nehama Aschkenasy -- Where is Isaiah in Isaiah? / Francis Landy -- Job 28 and the climax in chapters 29-31: crisis and identity / Jan Fokkelman -- Modeling the future by reconstructing the past. Samuel's "farewell speech": theme and variation in Samuel 12, Josephus, and pseudo-Philo / Joachim Vette -- The exile: Biblical ideology and its postmodern ideological interpretation / Adele Berlin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Bible as literature -- Congresses.
Identity (Psychology) in literature -- Congresses.
Literature, Ancient -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Liss, Hanna.
Oeming, Manfred.
LC no. 2010005674
ISBN 1575066211 (electronic bk.)
9781575066219 (electronic bk.)