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

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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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Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible: A Subversive Collaboration
2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199656776

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