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The book of Job : a contest of moral imaginations

Author: Carol A Newsom
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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From the simple and beautiful language of the prose tale, to the verbal fireworks of the dialogue between Job and his friends, to the haunting beauty of the poem on wisdom and the sublime poetics of the divine speeches, this book provides an intense encou.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newsom, Carol A. (Carol Ann), 1950-
Book of Job.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2002071528
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Newsom
ISBN: 0199731152 9780199731152 1282235443 9781282235441
OCLC Number: 654778544
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Abbreviations --
1. The Book of Job as Polyphonic Text --
2. The Impregnable Word: Genre and Moral Imagination in the Prose Tale --
3. Critical Curiosity: Genre and Moral Imagination in the Wisdom Dialogue --
4. "Consolations of God": The Moral Imagination of the Friends --
5. Broken in Pieces by Words/Breaking Words in Pieces: Job and the Limits of Language --
6. Dialogics and Allegory: The Wisdom Poem of Job --
7. A Working Rhetorical World: Job's Self-Witness in Chapters --
8. The Dissatisfied Reader: Elihu and the Historicity of the Moral Imagination --
9. The Voice from the Whirlwind: The Tragic Sublime and the Limits of Dialogue --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
P --
R --
S --
T --
V --
W --
Z.
Responsibility: by Carol A. Newsom.

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