Titolo: Beauty and the Enigma: And Other Essays on ...
Casa editrice: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
Data di pubblicazione: 2001
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9781841271477-3
This book is a collection of Landy's studies on the poetics of the Hebrew Bible. The Song of Songs is featured alongside the prophetic voices of Amos, Hosea and Isaiah, and essays on the Binding of Isaac and on the book of Ruth. Throughout, the emphasis throughout is on the subversiveness, richness and ambiguity of the text, but above all its (often enigmatic) beauty. The thread of psychoanalysis and its metaphorical technique draws together this collection from one of the Bible's most sensitive and distinctive literary critics.
L'autore: Francis Landy is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
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