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Uses and abuses of Moses : literary representations since the Enlightenment

Author: Theodore Ziolkowski
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2016] ©2016
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"In Uses and Abuses of Moses, Theodore Ziolkowski surveys the major literary treatments of the biblical figure of Moses since the Enlightenment. Beginning with the influential treatments by Schiller and Goethe, for whom Moses was, respectively, a member of a mystery cult and a violent murderer, Ziolkowski examines an impressive array of dramas, poems, operas, novels, and films to show the many ways in which the  Read more...
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Ziolkowski, Theodore.
Uses and abuses of Moses.
Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015047532
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Ziolkowski
ISBN: 9780268098551 0268098557 9780268098520 0268098522
OCLC Number: 940455465
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