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Esther Regina : a Bakhtinian reading / André LaCocque.

Author/Creator:
Lacocque, André.
Publication:
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
200 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Rethinking theory
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Subjects:
Bible. Esther -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bakhtin, M. M. (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich), 1895-1975.
Bible as literature.
Carnival in literature.
Contents:
The literary genre(s) of the Book of Esther
The Book of Esther and the powers that be
The secularism of the Book of Esther
A trio of women: Vashti, Esther, Zeresh
In the background: Israel versus Amalek
Banqueting and festivities
The Book of Esther interprets and is interpreted
Otherness: the women and the Jews
Appendix: outline of the Book of Esther.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-191) and index.
ISBN:
9780810124585 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810124580 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780810124592 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810124599 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
154690254