Rashi - Linguist Despite Himself Paperback
A Study of the Linguistic Dimension of Rabbi Solomon Yishaqi's Commentary on Deuteronomy
by Jonathan Kearney;
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Rashi - Linguist Despite Himself
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Rashi's commentary has enjoyed an almost canonical status among many traditional Jews from mediaeval times to the present day. The popularity of his "Torah" commentary is often ascribed to Rashi's skillful combination of traditional midrashic interpretations of Scripture with observations on the language employed therein. In this respect, Rashi is often presented as a linguist or grammarian.
This book presents a critical reappraisal of this issue through a close reading of Rashi's commentary on the book of Deuteronomy. Falling into two major sections, Part One (Contexts) presents a theoretical framework for the detailed study in Part Two (Texts), which forms the main core of the book by presenting a detailed analysis of Rashi's commentary on the book of "Deuteronomy".
Over the last 30 years this pioneering series has established an unrivaled reputation for cutting-edge international scholarship in Biblical Studies and has attracted leading authors and editors in the field. The series takes many original and creative approaches to its subjects, including innovative work from historical and theological perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and more recent developments in cultural studies and reception history.
Rashi - Linguist Despite Himself by Jonathan Kearney was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in May 2012. The ISBN for Rashi - Linguist Despite Himself is 9780567095589.
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|Page last updated||26th March 2017|
|Author / Artist||Jonathan Kearney|
|Publisher||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (May 2012)|
|Number of Pages||222|