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Melville's Bibles [electronic resource] /Ilana Pardes.

By: Pardes, Ilana.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 192 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0520941527 (electronic bk.); 9780520941526 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick | Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Religion | Bible -- Commentaries | Bible -- Hermeneutics | Bible and literature | Religion and culture | Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century | American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick | Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Religion | Bible -- Commentaires | Bible -- Herm�eneutique | Bible et litt�erature | Religion et culture | Religion et litt�erature -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Roman am�ericain -- 19e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & TheoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 813/.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Playing with Leviathan: Job and the aesthetic turn in biblical exegesis -- "Jonah historically regarded": improvisations on Kitto's Cyclopedia of biblical literature -- "Call me Ishmael": the BIble and the Orient -- Ahab, idolatry, and the question of possession: biblical politics -- Rachel's inconsolable cry: the rise of women's BIbles -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-183) and index.

Introduction -- Playing with Leviathan: Job and the aesthetic turn in biblical exegesis -- "Jonah historically regarded": improvisations on Kitto's Cyclopedia of biblical literature -- "Call me Ishmael": the BIble and the Orient -- Ahab, idolatry, and the question of possession: biblical politics -- Rachel's inconsolable cry: the rise of women's BIbles -- Epilogue.

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Melville's Bibles by Pardes, Ilana. ©2008

University of California Press, (Berkeley :) 1 online resource (xiii, 192 p.) : ill. 56

Melville's Bibles by Pardes, Ilana. ©2008

University of California Press, (Berkeley :) 1 online resource (xiii, 192 p.) : ill. 56

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