Daring, disreputable, and devout : interpreting the Bible's women in the arts and music /

Clanton, Dan W,

Daring, disreputable, and devout : interpreting the Bible's women in the arts and music / [print] Dan W. Clanton, Jr. - New York : T and T Clark International, [(c)2009. - 1 online resource (x, 198 pages)



Introduction ; "A hard headed woman?" : Eve in the Hebrew Bible and later interpretations ; "Two fires burning" : Sarah and Hagar and the history of interpretation Trollops and temptresses : Delilahs in Judges, Camille Saint-Saens' Samson et Dalila, and twentieth-century popular music ; "Gee, baby, ain't I good to you?" : unreturned and empty love in the book of Ruth ; "If I perish, I perish" : Esthers in film ; "Judy in disguise" : D.W. Griffith's Judith of Bethulia ; "Susie-Q, baby, I love you" : Susanna and art in the Renaissance Why we should care about the history of interpretation.



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Bible.--Old Testament--Criticism, interpretation, etc.


Women in the Bible.
Arts in the Bible.
Music in the Bible.
Religion.


Electronic books.

BS575.D375 2009 BS575.C587.D375 2009