The book of Job : aesthetics, ethics, hermeneutics /
The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Job's response to disaster become a touchstone for modern reflections on catastrophic events? This volume engages this question and offers new perspectives on the trag...
Berlin ; Boston :
|Series:||Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts.
Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgments; Contents; The Book of Job: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Hermeneutics; Is the Book of Job a Tragedy?; Job, the Mourner; Whose Job Is This? Dramatic Irony and double entendre in the Book of Job; Reading Pain in the Book of Job; Melville's Wall Street Job: The Missing Cry; Kafka's Other Job; Joban Transformations of the Wandering Jew in Joseph Roth's Hiob and Der Leviathan; Hebrew Poems Rewriting Job; The Bible on the Hebrew/Israeli Stage: Hanoch Levin's The Torments of Job as a Modern Tragedy; Beyond Theodicy? Joban Themes in Philip Roth's Nemesis; Notes on Contributors.