The Ontology of Space in Biblical Hebrew Narrative: The Determinate Function of Narrative Space within the Biblical Hebrew Aesthetic, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Ontology of Space in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

The Determinate Function of Narrative Space within the Biblical Hebrew Aesthetic, 1st Edition

By Luke Gartner-Brereton

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

This book examines, in preliminary fashion, the determinate nature of key narrative spaces within the Hebrew aesthetic. It privileges the notion of "narrative space" above other aspects of the text, treating "space" itself as determinate within the biblical text.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Toward an Aesthetics of Biblical Hebrew Narrative 1. “A Cudgel by Itself Kills”: A Proppian Critique of Biblical Narratology 2. Determining Space in Biblical Hebrew Narrative 3. “How Awesome Is This Place!” 4. The Hebrew Weltanschauung 5. Narrative Space and the Structure of Creation 6. Determining Space in the Book of Ruth 7. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General