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Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash

by Daniel Boyarin

Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash Synopsis

Proceeding by means of intensive readings of passages from the early midrash on Exodus The Mekilta, Boyarin proposes a new theory of midrash that rests in part on an understanding of the heterogeneity of the biblical text and the constraining force of rabbinic ideology on the production of midrash. In a forceful combination of theory and reading, Boyarin raises profound questions concerning the interplay between history, ideology, and interpretation.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780253209092
Publication date: 1st August 1994
Author: Daniel Boyarin
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Religion: general, Judaism,

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