Karel Appel, 'Femmes, enfants, animaux,' 1951: oil on jute, 170 x 280 cm © Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst Amstelveen
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The Animal as an Object of Interpretation in Pre-Modern Christian and Jewish Hermeneutic Traditions – an Introduction

Astrid Lembke

Abstract


Guest editor Astrid Lembke introduces Issue No. 5 of Interfaces: A Journal of Medieval European Literatures, dedicated to "Biblical Creatures: The Animal as an Object of Interpretation in Pre-Modern Christian and Jewish Hermeneutic Traditions," and offers a general overview of the matter and contents of the contributions.

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Europe; Middle Ages; Comparative Literature; Animal Studies; Theology; Typology; Allegory

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.13130/interfaces-05-02

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunimi-24468

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