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Mark at the threshold : applying Bakhtinian categories to Markan characterisation

Author: Geoff R Webb
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Biblical interpretation series, v. 95.
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The discussion concerning Markan characterisation (and Markan genre) can be helpfully informed by Bakhtinian categories. This book uses the twin foci of chronotope and carnival to examine specific characters in terms of different levels of dialogue. Various passages in Mark are examined, and thresholds are noted between interindividual character-zones, and between the hearing-reader and text-voices. Several generic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Webb, Geoff R.
Mark at the threshold.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(DLC) 2008009736
(OCoLC)213408538
Named Person: M M Bakhtin; Michail M Bachtin; M M Bakhtin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff R Webb
ISBN: 9789047433613 9047433610
OCLC Number: 719377499
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 275 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One Bakhtinian Categories --
Dialogue, Genre-Memory, Chronotope and Carnival; Chapter Two 'Adventure' Chronotope and Comic Carnival in Mark 1-8; Chapter Three 'Threshold' chronotope and comic carnival in Mark 6:14-29 and 16:1-8; Chapter Four 'Road' Chronotope and Comic Carnival in Mark 8-10; Chapter Five "Threshold" Chronotope and Tragic Carnival in Mark 14:43-15:41; A not-so-fi nal conclusion; Bibliography; Subject Index; Author Index; Scripture Index;
Series Title: Biblical interpretation series, v. 95.
Responsibility: by Geoff R. Webb.

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Drawing on the popular literature of the ancient world, this book offers a fresh look at issues surrounding Markan characterisation, and also calls for scholars to think more openly and flexibly  Read more...

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