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Author Handelman, Susan A.
Title The slayers of Moses : the emergence of rabbinic interpretation in modern literary theory / Susan A. Handelman.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1982]
©1982

Author Handelman, Susan A.
Series SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture.
SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture.
Subject Talmud -- Influence.
Criticism.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 267 pages).
Note OldControl:muse9781438405643.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-261) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Matter -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Methodological Preface -- Note to the Reader -- Content -- HISTORICAL BACKGROUND -- Greek Philosophy and the Overcoming of the Word -- Plato and Language: The Cratylus -- Aristotle and the Problems of Predication -- Aristotle: Words and Things, Rhetoric vs. Philosophy -- The Contemporary Critique: Derrida and Ricoeur -- The Model of Metaphor -- Rabbinic Thought: The Divinity of the Text
The Bible and the GreeksThe Text -- The Development of the Oral Law -- Some Philosophic Aspects of the Rabbinic Interpretive System -- Kat Ve-Chomer -- The Other Twelve Middot: The Relations of General and Particular -- Midrash -- Metaphor and Metonymy in Interpretation -- Escape from Textuality: The Fulfiller of Signs -- The Letter and the Spirit -- Philo -- Origen -- The Logos and the Letter -- Unity, Trinity Literal, Figurative -- Augustine -- Augustine's Theory of Signs -- THE SLAYERS OF MOSES -- Prologue:The Book of Books and the Book of Nature
Solomon-Sigmund, the Son of JakobUndoing Moses -- Heretic Hermeneutics: Re-writing Origins -- Freud's Methodology: New Arrangements, Hidden Gaps -- The Hybrid Science -- Solomon-Sigmund, the Son of Jakob -- Undoing Moses -- Heretic Hermeneutics: Re-writing Origins -- Freud's Methodology: New Arrangements, Hidden Gaps -- The Hybrid Science -- The Analyst as Scribe: Jacques Lacan and the Return of the Father's Name -- Reb Derrida's Scripture -- Derrida vs. Lacan -- The Curtained Torah -- To Love the Torah More than God
The Critic as Kabbalist: Harold Bloom and the Heretic HermeneuticFrom the Visionary to the Revisionary Company -- The Revisionary Ratios -- The Revisionary Warfare of Christian Exegesis -- The Conflict of Literary Traditions: Genteel Classical versus Judaic Antithetical -- Satanic Criticism -- Scholem, Kabbalah, and Heresy -- Revelation and Tradition -- Revisionary Blindness -- The Theory of Literary Influence and Kabbalistic Terminology: Sejirot, Behinot, Tzimtzum -- Bloom's Map of Misreading -- Analogical Transformation -- Back Matter -- Appendix
Rabbi lshnwel's Rules Four Through Eleven: General and ParticularGlossary -- Notes -- Methodological Preface -- 1. Greek Philosophy and the Overcoming of the Word -- 2. Rabbinic Thought: The Divinity of the Text -- 3. Some Philosophic Aspects of the Rabbinic Interpretive System -- 4. Escape from Textuality: The Fulfiller of Signs -- Prologue: The Book of Books and the Book of Nature -- 5. Solomon-Sigmund, the Son of Jakob -- 6. The Analyst as Scribe: Jacques Lacan and the Return of the Father's Name -- 7. Reb Derrida's Scripture
ISBN 9781438405643 (electronic bk.)
1438405642 (electronic bk.)
9780873955775 (pbk.)
0873955773 (pbk.)
0873955765
0873955773 (pbk.)
9780873955768
OCLC # 794701351
Additional Format Print version: Handelman, Susan A. Slayers of Moses. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1982 (DLC) 81016522.


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