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Author Handelman, Susan A.

Title The slayers of Moses : the emergence of rabbinic interpretation in modern literary theory / Susan A. Handelman
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1982]


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Description xxi, 267 pages ; 23 cm
Series SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture
SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture.
Contents I. Historical background: the interpretive agon of Greek, Jew, and Christian -- Greek philosophy and the overcoming of the word -- Rabbinic thought: the divinity of the text -- Some philosophic aspects of the Rabbinic interpretative system -- Escape from textuality: the fulfiller of signs -- II. The slayers of Moses: Freud, Lacan, Derrida, Bloom and the dark side of displacement -- Prologue: The book of books and the Book of Nature -- Solomon-Sigmund, the son of Jakob -- The analyst as Scribe: Jacques Lacan and the return of the father's name -- Reb Derrida's scripture -- The critic as Kabbalist: Harold Bloom and the Heretic Hermeneutic
Summary Index. Bibliography: p.251-261
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 251-261
SUBJECT Talmud -- Influence.
Talmud -- Influence -- Civilization, Western
Talmud -- Influence -- Western civilization.
Talmud -- Influence -- Civilization, Occidental
Subject Criticism.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
LC no. 81016522
ISBN 0873955765