Levinas and medieval literature : the difficult reading of English and rabbinic texts /

"Twelve essays take the unique approach of connecting Christian allegory, talmudic hermeneutics, and Levinasian interpretation, as authors put into dialogue the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas with a variety of English and rabbinic writings from the Middle Ages, thus illuminating what it...

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Imprint:Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c2009.
Description:x, 374 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Lévinas, Emmanuel -- Ethics.
Lévinas, Emmanuel.
Ethics in literature.
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and morals.
Religion and literature -- History -- To 1500.
English literature -- Middle English.
Ethics.
Ethics in literature.
Literature and morals.
Rabbinical literature.
Religion and literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7712261
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Other authors / contributors:Astell, Ann W.
Jackson, J. A. (Justin A.), 1972-
ISBN:9780820704203 (cloth : alk. paper)
0820704202 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780820704210 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820704210 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-357) and index.
Summary:"Twelve essays take the unique approach of connecting Christian allegory, talmudic hermeneutics, and Levinasian interpretation, as authors put into dialogue the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas with a variety of English and rabbinic writings from the Middle Ages, thus illuminating what it means to classify medieval texts as profoundly ethical"--Provided by publisher.