Author Brant, Jo-Ann A
Title Ancient Fiction : The Matrix of Early Christian and Jewish Narrative
Imprint Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, 1998
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1: Ancient Greco-Roman Narrative -- The Educational Curriculum in Chariton's Callirhoe -- Imitating Imitation: Vergil, Homer, and Acts 10:1-11:18 -- Die Entführung in das Serail: Aspasia: A Female Aesop? -- Novel and Mystery: Discourse, Myth, and Society -- Part 2: Jewish Narrative -- Midrash as Fiction and Midrash as History: What Did the Rabbis Mean? -- Mimesis and Dramatic Art in Ezekiel the Tragedian's Exagoge -- Daniel 1-6: A Biblical Story-Collection -- 3 Maccabees: An Anti-Dionysian Polemic -- Third Maccabees: Historical Fictions and the Shaping of Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Period -- Humor and Paradox in the Characterization of Abraham in the Testament of Abraham -- Part 3: Early Christian Narrative -- Resurrection and Social Perspectives in the Apocryphal Acts of Peter and Acts of John -- The Breasts of Hecuba and Those of the Daughters of Jerusalem -- The Choral Crowds in the Tragedy According to St. Matthew -- The Summaries of Acts 2, 4, and 5 and Plato's Republic -- A Biography of a Motif: The Empty Tomb in the Gospels, the Greek Novels, and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index of Ancient Sources -- Index of Modern Authors -- Index of Subjects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brant, Jo-Ann A. Ancient Fiction : The Matrix of Early Christian and Jewish Narrative Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature,c1998 9781589831667
Subject Bible. -- N.T. -- Criticism, Narrative.;Narration in the Bible -- Comparative studies.;Greek literature, Hellenistic -- History and criticism.;Greek literature, Hellenistic -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
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