Lethal Love

Lethal Love : Feminist Literary Readings of Biblical Love Stories

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 153.4 x 227.6 x 12.7mm | 268.73g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English, French
  • 8tabs.
  • 0253204348
  • 9780253204349

Table of contents

Preface Introduction 1. The Emergence of the Lethal Woman, or the Use of Hermeneutic Models Pregnancy and the Limits of Power The Use of Interpretation The Use of Form The Use of Frame-Theory The Use of Narratology The Use of the Text The Use of Symmetry The Use of Frames The Use of the Subject The Use of Competition 2. Delilah Decomposed: SamsonOs Talking Cure and the Thetoric of Subjectivity Reading Heroes Questions Asked and Problems Revealed The Emergence of the Hero Samson and Delilah SamsonOs Death Who Is Samson? Samson, Patriarchy, and Social Reality 3. Heroism and Proper Names, or the Fruits of Analogy Balancing the Tension Starting from a Detail Narrativization of the Proper Name In Search of the Subject In Search of Foundations, or the Subjects versus the Law The Unconscious Performing Speech Acts: Symptoms Reflecting Reflection 4.One Woman, Many Men, and the Dialectic of Chronology The Limits of Higher Criticism On the Margins of Anachrony: Paralepsis, or the Deviation from the Straight Path Tamar from Father to Son, or On Subversion Juxtaposition, or Similarity behind Displacement OnanOs Offspring, or How to Conceive Safely TamarOs Matchmaking: The Mirror Stage 5. Sexuality, Sin, and Sorrow: The Emergence of the Female Character Characterizing Character The Emergence of a Myth: Collocation The Emergence of the Human Body: Unaccomplishment The Emergence of the Female Body: Sexual Difference The Emergence of Activity: Sin? The Emergence of Character: Sorrow The Effect of Naming Afterword References Indexshow more

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