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The Resource The artifice of love : grotesque bodies in the Song of songs, Fiona C. Black

The artifice of love : grotesque bodies in the Song of songs, Fiona C. Black

Label
The artifice of love : grotesque bodies in the Song of songs
Title
The artifice of love
Title remainder
grotesque bodies in the Song of songs
Statement of responsibility
Fiona C. Black
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The lovers' expressions of mutual affection and desire in the Song of Songs include intimate and detailed poetic descriptions of the body. These are challenging to interpret because the imagery used is cryptic, drawing on seemingly incongruous aspects of nature, architecture and war. Biblical scholarship frequently expresses some discomfort or embarrassment over this language, yet largely maintains the view that it should be interpreted positively as a complimentary and loving description of the body. If read without this hermeneutic, however, the imagery appears to construct nonsensical and r
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Black, Fiona C
Dewey number
223.906
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1485.52
LC item number
.B53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies
  • T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Series volume
392
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Human body
  • Leiblichkeit
  • Das Groteske
  • Erotik
  • Corps humain dans la Bible
  • Corps humain
  • Leiblichkeit
  • Das Groteske
  • Erotik
Target audience
specialized
Label
The artifice of love : grotesque bodies in the Song of songs, Fiona C. Black
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-272) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The problem of the body in the Song of songs
  • Uncovering the grotesque body
  • Revealed and concealed : the grotesque body in the Song of songs
  • On reading the grotesque (erotically)
Control code
741691461
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 280 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567365651
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567365651
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691461
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The artifice of love : grotesque bodies in the Song of songs, Fiona C. Black
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-272) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The problem of the body in the Song of songs
  • Uncovering the grotesque body
  • Revealed and concealed : the grotesque body in the Song of songs
  • On reading the grotesque (erotically)
Control code
741691461
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 280 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567365651
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567365651
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691461
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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