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Plotted, shot, and painted [electronic resource] : cultural representations of biblical women / J. Cheryl Exum.

By: Exum, J. Cheryl.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 215.; Gender, culture, theory: 3.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (260 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567234292 (electronic bk.); 0567234290 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible films -- History and criticism | Women in motion pictures | Women in the Bible | Women in art | Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible -- Feminist criticism | Bible films | Femmes dans la Bible | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Vrouwen | Oude Testament | Beeldvorming | IconografieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Plotted, shot, and painted.DDC classification: 791.43/6822 Other classification: 11.40 | 20.21 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; List of Figures; Chapter 1 BATHSHEBA PLOTTED, SHOT, AND PAINTED; Chapter 2 MICHAL AT THE WINDOW, MlCHAL IN THE MOVIES; Chapter 3 THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE; Chapter 4 PROPHETIC PORNOGRAPHY; Chapter 5 IS THIS NAOMI?; Chapter 6 WHY, WHY, WHY, DELILAH?; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: ... Introduces the reader to an extraordinarily rich variety of critical experiences, which far transcends the limitations of conventional biblical scholarship' (Prooftexts). This provocative collection of essays begins where Exum's earlier literary-feminist study, Fragmented Women, left off: with the questioning of the androcentric bias of the biblical text and with the aim of subverting its patriarchal perspective. It moves on to stake out new territory for feminist biblical criticism by considering what happens to biblical women in popular culture, in art, and in film and by foregrounding q.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-252) and indexes.

Preface; List of Figures; Chapter 1 BATHSHEBA PLOTTED, SHOT, AND PAINTED; Chapter 2 MICHAL AT THE WINDOW, MlCHAL IN THE MOVIES; Chapter 3 THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE; Chapter 4 PROPHETIC PORNOGRAPHY; Chapter 5 IS THIS NAOMI?; Chapter 6 WHY, WHY, WHY, DELILAH?; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.

... Introduces the reader to an extraordinarily rich variety of critical experiences, which far transcends the limitations of conventional biblical scholarship' (Prooftexts). This provocative collection of essays begins where Exum's earlier literary-feminist study, Fragmented Women, left off: with the questioning of the androcentric bias of the biblical text and with the aim of subverting its patriarchal perspective. It moves on to stake out new territory for feminist biblical criticism by considering what happens to biblical women in popular culture, in art, and in film and by foregrounding q.

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Plotted, shot, and painted by Exum, J. Cheryl. ©1996
Plotted, shot, and painted by Exum, J. Cheryl. ©1996
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