The Elusive Macrostructure of the Apocalypse of John: The Complex Literary Arrangement of an Open Text

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The author applies Umberto Eco's literary theory of the open work to the perennial problem of the literary macrostructure of the Apocalypse. Revisiting the complexities of its genre, intertextuality, language and communication, he cumulatively traces all indications of literary openness in Revelation. Then the book discusses the extraordinarily diverse scholarly approaches and analyses from this viewpoint. As a result, John's multiple and varied structural signals are recognised as demonstrably clustered within specific ...

The Elusive Macrostructure of the Apocalypse of John: The Complex Literary Arrangement of an Open Text 2015, Peter Lang AG, Bern

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