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Death and Dissymmetry: The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges

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Death and Dissymmetry: The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges - Bal, Mieke
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Combining literary criticism and feminist analysis, Death and Dissymmetry radically reinterprets not only the Book of Judges but also the tradition of its reception and understanding in the West. In Mieke Bal's account, Judges documents the Israelite culture learning to articulate itself in a decisive period of transition. Counter to standard readings of Judges, Bal's interpretation demonstrates that the book has a political and ideological coherence in which the treatment of women plays a pivotal role. Bal concentrates ...

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Death and Dissymmetry: The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226035543

Hardcover

Death and Dissymmetry: The Politics of Coherence in the Book of Judges 1988, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226035550

Hardcover