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Insights from performance criticism [electronic resource] / Peter S. Perry.

Perry, Peter S., 1971- (author.). Project Muse, (distributor.). Project Muse. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Gospels > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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  • ISBN: 9781506401126
  • ISBN: 1506401120
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xii, 193 pages) :) maps.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2016

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General Note: Issued as part of UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-193).
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- 1. The performed text -- 2. What is biblical performance criticism? -- 3. Performing Habakkuk -- 4. Performing Revelation -- 5. Ten insights from performance criticism -- 6. Conclusions, challenges, and considerations -- Appendix A. A translation of Habakkuk for performance -- Appendix B. A translation of Revelation 17-19 for performance.
Restrictions on Access Note: Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary: In this volume, Peter S. Perry describes what performance criticism is and shows its application to biblical studies and theology. He draws on the best thinkers and practitioners in this field as well as his own experience to show how performance criticism can open up the meaning of and appreciation for biblical texts. In addition, Perry presents challenges for the future of performance criticism and its role in biblical interpretation generally.
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