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Semeia 32: Tragedy and Comedy in the Bible


Semeia is an experimental journal devoted to the exploration of new and emergent areas and methods of biblical criticism. Studies employing the methods, models, and findings of linguistics, folklore studies, contemporary literary criticism, structuralism, social anthropology, and other such disciplines and approaches, are invited. Although experimental in both form and content, Semeia proposes to publish work that reflects a well defined methodology that is appropriate to the material being interpreted.

Key Features

  • Key perspectives on biblical criticism
  • Includes bibliographies and index


  • Martin J. Buss
  • J. Cheryl Exum
  • Edwin M. Good
  • Norman K. Gottwald
  • David M. Gunn
  • Francis Landy
  • David Robertson
  • J. William Whedbee
  • Yair Zakovitch

Product Details

  • Title: Semeia 32: Tragedy and Comedy in the Bible
  • Editor: J. Cheryl Exum
  • Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
  • Publication Date: 1984
  • Pages: 148

About J. Cheryl Exum

J. Cheryl Exum is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield. The author of numerous scholarly works on the Hebrew Bible, her books include Tragedy and Biblical Narrative, Fragmented Women: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives, and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical Women. She is Executive Editor of Biblical Interpretation and a Director of Sheffield Phoenix Press.