Rewriting Moses

Rewriting Moses

The Narrative Eclipse of the Text

eBook - 2004
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Exalted for centuries as a hero and author of the Bible, Moses is inseparable from biblical tradition itself. Moses is also an inherently ambiguous figure and a perennial focus of controversy, from ancient disputes of priestly rivalry to modern issues of class, gender and race. In Rewriting Moses, Brian Britt analyses elements of polemic and ideology in the Moses of the Bible, of film, novel, visual art and scholarship. He argues that the biblical Moses lives within writing, while the post-biblical Moses lives more often in biography. Yet later rewritings of Moses refract biblical traditions of.
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark Internationa1, Ă2004
ISBN: 9780567381163
0567381161
9780567081810
0567080870
0567081818
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 208 pages) : illustrations

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