The logic of incest : a structuralist analysis of Hebrew mythology /

The myths of Genesis are the foundation for hundreds of texts written at later diachronically distinct and datable periods. Seven texts-Genesis itself, Genesis Rabbah, Pirke deRabbi Eliezer and mediaeval compilations-are examined here, with five interrelated questions in focus: Can structuralist the...

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Author / Creator:Kunin, Seth Daniel.
Imprint:Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995.
Description:1 online resource (297 pages) : illustrations.
Language:English
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 185
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 185.
Subject:Bible. -- Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Genèse -- Critique, interprétation, etc. juives.
Bible. -- Genesis.
Bible. -- Old Testament.
Ethnology in the Bible.
Genealogy in the Bible.
Jewish mythology.
Structural linguistics.
Incest -- Religious aspects.
Ethnologie dans la Bible.
Généalogie dans la Bible.
Mythologie juive.
Linguistique structurale.
Inceste -- Aspect religieux -- Judaïsme.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Ethnology in the Bible.
Genealogy in the Bible.
Incest -- Religious aspects.
Jewish mythology.
Structural linguistics.
Mythologie.
Jodendom.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183888
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ISBN:9780567271723
0567271722
9781850755098
1850755094
1281803677
9781281803672
9786611803674
661180367X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-291) and indexes.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:The myths of Genesis are the foundation for hundreds of texts written at later diachronically distinct and datable periods. Seven texts-Genesis itself, Genesis Rabbah, Pirke deRabbi Eliezer and mediaeval compilations-are examined here, with five interrelated questions in focus: Can structuralist theory be applied usefully to societies conscious of history and change? What is the relationship between continuity and trasformation as a mythological tradition develops diachronically? What role does diachronic development within a myth play in relation to its underlying structure? What is the synch.
Other form:Print version: Kunin, Seth Daniel. Logic of incest. Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995 1850755094 9781850755098