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A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives

Yvonne Sherwood

A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives

The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture

by Yvonne Sherwood

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Social theory,
  • Religion,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible - Study - General,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • O.T.,
  • O.T,
  • History,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Bible.--O.T.--Jonah--Criticism and interpretation--History,
  • Religion / Bible / Study / Old Testament,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Bible,
  • Bible.,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Jonah

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7754137M
    ISBN 10052179174X
    ISBN 109780521791748

    These resources offer new insights for scholars and students studying the Old Testament. They concentrate on ancient proverbs and psalms, themes found in Hosea and Esther, and discuss the validity of using the Bible as a source of understanding Israel’s history. Covering both theological and biblical studies, this collection includes the works of Lester L. Grabbe, John Van Seters, and Yvonne. Yvonne Sherwood is a senior lecturer in Old Testament/Tanakh and Jewish studies at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. She is the author of Sanctified Aggression and A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture.

    Jonah or Jonas is the name given in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh/Old Testament) to a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel in about the 8th century is the eponymous central figure of the Book of Jonah, in which he is called upon by God to travel to Nineveh and warn its residents of impending divine d, Jonah boards a ship to Tarshish. Born: 9th century BCE. Reception History Introduction and Further Reading (a) Wolfgang Iser, ‘Conditions of Interaction’, from The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response (b) Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method, 2nd rev ed., Trans. Joel Weinsheimer and Donald G. Marshall (c) Yvonne Sherwood, A Biblical Text and its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in.

    I am excited about the liveliness of the text and its afterlives in the hands of people who read it over the centuries. I am also fascinated by how the text can and has meant different things to different people over time. Though I’m using Bathsheba as my lens, my work has more broad implications and applications, particularly for those who.   Table of Contents. Part 1: The Relationship Between Literature and the Bible Chapter 1. Introducing the Study of Literature and the Bible Introduction and Further Reading (a) Erich Auerbach, ‘The Scar of Odysseus’ from Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (b) Hans Frei, The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative (c) Meir Sternberg, The Poetics of Biblical Narrative Author: Jo Carruthers.


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A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture Sherwood, Yvonne Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. xii + $ Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Book of the Twelve, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Jonah, History of Interpretation.

A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives | This book charts the mutations of the book of Jonah as it latches onto Christian and Jewish motifs and anxieties, passes through highbrow and lowbrow culture, and finally becomes something of a scavenger among the ruins, as, in its most resourceful move to date, it begins to live off the demise of faith.

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[Yvonne Sherwood] -- This book charts the mutations of a particularly buoyant sliver of Bible text - the book of Jonah - as it latches onto Christian and Jewish motifs and. A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture by Yvonne Sherwood avg rating — 7 ratings — published — 2 editions.

While the title of the book places "a biblical text" before "its afterlife," Sherwood is actually much more interested in the afterlife of the book of Jonah--that is, the way it manages to "survive" (as the subtitle puts it) in myriad historical and cultural contexts, all the while adapting itself to.

A Biblical Text and its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture. By Yvonne Sherwood. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, xii. reactions between text and culture that would ensue. Looking at the text cold, for example, one might expect the man-eating fish to function as the book’s ‘monster’ – not that Jonah would become, in a phrase that J.

Cohen coins in his book Monster Theory,‘monster-ised’.6 Yet the site of monstrosity shifts dramatically in the. This book charts the mutations of a particularly buoyant sliver of Bible text - the book of Jonah - as it latches onto Christian and Jewish motifs and anxieties, passes through highbrow and lowbrow culture, and finally becomes something of a scavenger among the ruins, as, in its most resourceful move to date, it begins to live off the demise of faith.

Book Title: A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives Author: Yvonne Sherwood Publisher: Cambridge University Press Release Date: Pages: ISBN: Available Language: English, Spanish, And. Yvonne Sherwood’s A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives represents the very best of interdisciplinary biblical scholarship.

One might be hesitant to call her work mere “biblical studies” at all: Contrary to Roland Barthes, whose claim that “Interdisciplinarity consists in creating a new subject that belongs to no one” serves as the book’s opening invocation, Sherwood. Biblical Text and Its Afterlivesis a fitting tribute to the late Robert Carroll, to whom the book is dedicated.

As biblical texts are increasingly de-canonized and transfigured in this post-colonial, postmodern world, we need to learn how to trace the uncontrolled flows of semiosis into previ-ously uncharted territories.

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"Genre: Interpretation, Recognition, Creation." In Teaching the Bible: Practical Strategies for Classroom Instruction, edited by Mark Roncace and Patrick Gray, pp. 19– Society of Biblical Literature. Download Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

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A fuller and lively (but tendentious) account is Yvonne Sherwood, A Biblical Text and its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture, CUP: [iii] Phyllis Trible, in her initial doctoral work on Jonah, proposed a reading of the book as a midrash on Exodus f (Studies in the Book of Jonah, PhD diss., Columbia University.

Review: Yvonne Sherwood, A Biblical Text and its Afterlives: the Survival of Jonah in Western Culture. (Cambridge University Press, ) Reviews by George M. Landes and Tod Linafelt in SBL's Review of Biblical Literature. Review: Uriel Simon, Jonah.The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations.

An Old Testament Myth, Its Origins, and Its Afterlives. Robert D. Miller II “Readers will find useful tools throughout Miller’s work, whether it is the careful development of the background of the dragon-slaying myth in ancient cultures or the myriad observations about biblical texts when examined through this lens.

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