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Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible: A Subversive Collaboration


Comedy is both relative, linked to a time and culture, and universal, found pervasively across time and culture. The Hebrew Bible contains comedy of this relative, yet universal nature. Melissa A. Jackson engages the Hebrew Bible via a comic reading and brings that reading into conversation with feminist-critical interpretation, in resistance to any lingering stereotype that comedy is fundamentally non-serious or that feminist critique is fundamentally unsmiling. Dividing comic elements into categories of literary devices, ...

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    • Title: Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible by Melissa Jackson
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780199656776, 0199656770
    • eText ISBN: 9780191630767
    • Edition: 2012
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