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Reading Kings on the Divided Monarchy: What Sort of Narrative?

AULD GRAEME

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Marc Brettler examined the complex issue of genre, noting that the texts most relevant to an historian of Israel and Judah in the ninth century BCE are to be found within 1 Kings 15 to 2 Kings 13. ... More


Mixing Memory and Desire: Narrative Strategies and the Past in Ulysses

Richard P. Lynch

in Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the problematic operations of memory. It differentiates between active memory and passive memory and the modes of storytelling that they generate and argues that symbolic ... More


Numbers: Marked for Blessing, Plagued by Sin—Numbers 11–24

Ellen F. Davis

in Opening Israel's Scriptures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The book of Numbers is a meandering story of Israel in the wilderness, of geographical and generational transition, told by means of narratives that alternate with ritual and legal prescriptions. A ... More


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