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Bibil Identifier bibil:204110
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Jonah's Transformation and Transformation of Jonah from the Bakhtinian Perspective of Authoring and Re-authoring
Author Lim, Sung Uk
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 33, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Year (Second publication) 2008
Language English
Pages 245-256 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article explores the transformation of both the character of Jonah and the text of Jonah, especially in ch. 2, from the Bakhtinian perspective of (re-)authoring. Bakhtin's concept of authoring shows that the disobedient Jonah is transformed into an obedient prophet in ch. 2 in his understanding of God and himself. Simultaneously, Bakhtin's notion of re-authoring reveals that the book of Jonah has been transformed in the history of Bible translation as seen in the Masoretic Text, Septuagint, and Vulgate.
DOI 10.1177/0309089208099258
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : 20th century : Bakhtin, Mikhail
Pericopes Jonah 2
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