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Simon Staffell

cultural contexts. So what was the place of Jonah in the collective memory of early modern England? How had it become a fitting accompaniment to the emerging ideologies of nationalism, imperialism and nautical endeavour? A glimpse into the sixteenth century link between biblical symbolism and imperialist

Is There a Room for Queer Desires in the House of Biblical Scholarship?

A Methodological Reflection on Queer Desires in the Context of Contemporary New Testament Studies

Luis Menéndez-Antuña

of eroticisms eccentric to the binaries of sex (male/female), gender (masculine/feminine), and sexuality (hetero/homo)” (Valerie Traub, The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England [Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002], p. 14). Similarly, Dinshaw proposes a vision of

Steve Weitzman

link between Robin Hood and the unruliness of the English forest, see P. Stallybrass, “‘Drunk with the Cup of Liberty’: Robin Hood, the Carnivalesque, and the Rhetoric of Violence in Early Modern England,” in N. Armstrong and L. Tennenhause (eds.), The Violence of Representation: Literature and the

Jonathan Padley

). Frei, Hans W. 1974 e Eclipse of Biblical Narrative: A Study in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Hermeneutics (New Haven: Yale University Press). Goldingay, John E. 1989 Word Biblical Commentary: Daniel (Texas: Word Books, Publisher). Green, Ian 2000 Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

David Frankfurter

curses are viewed as singularly e ffi cacious: fathers and spurned beggars in early modern England, Keith Thomas found, carried unique power in their curses compared to curses from other mem- bers of socity. 7 Societies that value individuals particularly gifted in traditional oral composition, like poets