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An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature"

The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

Will Kynes

  • Offers a radical solution to the problems plaguing the interpretation of Wisdom Literature
  • Identifies the historical origin of the category and critically assesses its development and distorting effect on interpretation
  • Proposes a new, interdisciplinary understanding of genre that incorporates network theory, emergence, and conceptual blending into intertextuality