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Judas : a biography / Susan Gubar.

Author/Creator:
Gubar, Susan, 1944-
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 453 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Judas Iscariot.
Summary:
An account of the story of the New Testament's arch-villain and his history over the past 2000 years in which Gubar links Christian anti-Semitism with Christianity's attempt to grapple with transcendent evil.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I: Myysterious origins
Judas, fact or fiction?
Alone of all his sex : Genesis in the Gospels
Part II: Evolving incarnations
Damned miscegenation : a fiendish adolescence from antiquity on
Arresting kisses : coming of age, especially during the Renaissance
In a modern glass darkly : the issue of sacrifice
Twentieth-century deaths and resurrections : what would Judas do?
Jesus, according to Judas's bad news : he who is praised.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-429) and index.
ISBN:
9780393064834 (hardcover)
0393064832 (hardcover)
OCLC:
227016380