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LINGUIST List 18.3023

Tue Oct 16 2007

Books: Ling&Literature: DesCamp

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        1.    Liesbeth Kanis, Metaphor and Ideology: DesCamp


Message 1: Metaphor and Ideology: DesCamp
Date: 11-Oct-2007
From: Liesbeth Kanis <kanisbrill.nl>
Subject: Metaphor and Ideology: DesCamp
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Title: Metaphor and Ideology
Subtitle: Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum and Literary Methods through a Cognitive Lens
Series Title: Biblical Interpretation Series, 87
Published: 2007
Publisher: Brill
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Book URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=10&pid=25963

Author: Mary Therese DesCamp
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004161795 Pages: 394 Price: Europe EURO 129.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004161795 Pages: 394 Price: U.S. $ 179.00
Abstract:

Contemporary scholars have sharply disagreed over the importance of the
loquacious women of Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum. Using the methods of
contemporary Cognitive Linguistics, Ideology and Metaphor develops a
systematic, replicable reading of the text and its characters, showing how
Pseudo-Philo uses these women's stories to articulate the text's theology
and ideology. The analysis also explores how the author redefines the term
"mother" in order to sanction the female authority to interpret and
instruct. The conceptual blends that compose the text's distinctive and
sometimes dissonant metaphors are analyzed in detail. This monograph also
explores how a re-written Bible establishes its authority and awards
authority to specific characters and how rhetorical and narrative
methodologies fit within cognitive linguistics.

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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

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