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The Hebrew Bible as LiteratureA Very Short Introduction

The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Tod Linafelt

Print Publication Year: 
May 2016
Published Online: 
May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190262679
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195300079.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780195300079
The Hebrew Bible, or Christian Old Testament, can be celebrated as among the classics of world literature. The stories of Jacob and David present the earliest surviving examples of literary ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Tod Linafelt

in The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2016
Published Online: 
May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190262679
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195300079.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195300079
Toward the end of the twentieth century a genuine, sustained appreciation of the Bible’s literary art—regardless of its historical veracity or of its religious value—arose. The Introduction ... More
3. Reading biblical poetry

3. Reading biblical poetry  

Tod Linafelt

in The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2016
Published Online: 
May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190262679
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195300079.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195300079
“Reading biblical poetry” considers the elements of Hebrew biblical poetry and how they differ from biblical narrative: lineation and a collapsed syntax that often drops particles and ... More
5. The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce: The teachings of Neo-Confucianism

5. The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce: The teachings of Neo-Confucianism  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780190236809
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0005
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chapter
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9780195398915
‘The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce’ discusses the “school” of Confucianism referred to as Neo-Confucianism, which came to dominate Chinese intellectual and ... More
3. Truth

3. Truth  

Peter Hainsworth and David Robey

in Dante: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
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Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191781575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199684779.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199684779
‘Truth’ considers the meanings and realities of Dante’s works and his use of allegory. The journey of the Comedy is clearly and precisely located in contemporary geography and cosmology. ... More
4. Main Ideas of the Medieval Kabbalah

4. Main Ideas of the Medieval Kabbalah  

Joseph Dan

in Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365616
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195327052.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195327052
In the Middle Ages, the Kabbalah inherited from old Jewish traditions a prohibition on discussing issues related to the divine world, as well as many descriptions and speculations about the ... More
1. In the beginning… myth and meaning in world music

1. In the beginning… myth and meaning in world music  

Philip V. Bohlman

in World Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854292.003.0001
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chapter
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9780192854292
‘In the beginning . . . ’ looks at the first encounters, first meanings, and first musicians of world music from the missionary Jean de Léry's meeting with the Tupinamba of Brazil in 1557 ... More

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