Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash (Paperback)

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Proceeding by means of intensive readings of passages from the early midrash on Exodus The Mekilta, Boyarin proposes a new theory of midrash that rests in part on an understanding of the heterogeneity of the biblical text and the constraining force of rabbinic ideology on the production of midrash. In a forceful combination of theory and reading, Boyarin raises profound questions concerning the interplay between history, ideology, and interpretation.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780253209092
ISBN-10: 0253209099
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: August 22nd, 1994
Pages: 176
Language: English