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Irony in Mark's Gospel Text and Subtext

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ISBN-10: 0521414903

ISBN-13: 9780521414906

Edition: 1992

Authors: Jerry Camery-Hoggatt, John Court

List price: $119.00
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The author of this lucid and interdisciplinary study of Marks Gospel believes that - when applied to Gospel texts - sociological analysis and literary criticism may be far closer together in purpose and intent than is often supposed. Professor Camery-Hoggatt therefore begins his work with an exploration of the social functions of narrative in general, and of ironic narrative in particular. He then turns to the literary functions of the internal elements of the narrative, and draws the two discussions together into a single framework that can be used as a lens through which Marks Gospel can be read. The authors claim is that irony - especially dramatic irony - thoroughly permeates the…    
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Book details

List price: $119.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/30/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 5.71" wide x 8.82" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of abbreviations
Introduction: the problem of irony in Mark
The social functions of irony
The literary functions of narrative
Text and subtext: toward a rhetoric of irony
Irony in the Gospel of Mark
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