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The Evasive Text


Sheffield Academic Press 1999

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The Evasive Text employs an eclectic mix of structuralist and post-structuralist theories in a doomed attempt to discover the symbolic logic at work in Zechariah 1–8’s surreal narrative world. Lengthy analyses of Zechariah’s intra- and intertextual logic, or lack thereof, are presented. It is finally concluded that Zechariah lacks a concrete symbolic logic, defies grammatical conventions and is “unreadable” as it stands—and always was this way. One suggestion is that it was the intent of the author, conceived of in a postmodern way, to produce such a work. It is finally concluded that the “post-prophetic” age of Hebrew literature has much in common with the postmodern.

Utilizing the Logos edition of The Evasive Text gives you easier access to the content of Zechariah and allows for side-by-side study of your resources that relate to Zechariah. All Scripture passages are tagged and appear on mouse-over and link to your favorite Bible translation in your library.

Key Features

  • Note to the reader
  • List of tables
  • Bibliographical references and indexes

Product Details

  • Title: The Evasive Text
  • Author: Mark Cameron Love
  • Publisher: Sheffield
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 273

About Mark Cameron Love

Mark Cameron Love is an assistant professor of Euro-American studies at Gachon Medical School in Incheon, Korea.