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How are the mighty fallen? : a dialogical study of King Saul in 1 Samuel

Author: Barbara Green
Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2003.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 365.
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A reflection on kings and leadership, this text proposes that Saul is authored in such a way that the narrative of 1 Samuel may be read as a riddle propounding the complex story of Israel/Judah's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Saul, King of Israel.; Saül, roi d'Israël.; König) Saul (Israel; Saul, King of Israel.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Green
ISBN: 0826462219 9780826462213
OCLC Number: 52350953
Description: ix, 492 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Ch. 1. 'A Different Clay': Genre Considerations and 1 Samuel 1-3 --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Genre --
3. Biblical Genre Considerations --
4. Polzin on Genre --
5. Bakhtin on Utterance --
6. My Procedure --
7. Exposition of Text: A Performance in Two Acts --
8. Conclusions --
Ch. 2. Looking Lethal: Chronotopic Representation of the Ark (1 Samuel 4-7) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Chronotope --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. My Procedure and Thesis --
5. Exposition of Text --
6. Conclusions --
Ch. 3. Saul's Skin: The Authoring of a King and a Hero (1 Samuel 8-12) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Authoring --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. Authoring a King(ship) --
5. Summary and Conclusions --
Ch. 4. Incapacity for Answerability: The Firing of King Saul (1 Samuel 13-15) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Answerability --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. Setting Saul's Answerability --
5. Exposition of Text. 6. Conclusions --
Ch. 5. At the Edge: Saul's Discourses of Desire (1 Samuel 16-19) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Discourse --
3. Bakhtin on Polyphony --
4. Polzin's Contribution --
5. My Plan --
6. Exposition of Text --
7. Conclusions --
Ch. 6. 'Only I Am Left to Tell the Tale': Pursuit and Escape, Surplus and Survival (1 Samuel 20-23) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Surplus of Seeing --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. My Thesis --
5. Exposition of Text --
6. Conclusions --
Ch. 7. Slung from the Hollow of a Sling: Loophole Language and the Stalking of Saul (1 Samuel 24-26) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Loophole --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. My Procedure and Thesis --
5. Exposition of Text --
6. Conclusions --
Ch. 8. How the Mighty Fell: The Death of King Saul and the Architectonics of his Characterization (1 Samuel 27-2 Samuel 1) --
1. Point of Entry --
2. Bakhtin on Architectonics --
3. Polzin's Contribution --
4. My Procedure and Thesis --
5. Exposition of Text --
6. Conclusions --
A Conclusion.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 365.
Responsibility: Barbara Green.

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