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Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective


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Title: Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective
Authors: Leander, Hans
E-mail: hans.leander@lir.gu.se
Issue Date: 15-Nov-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2011-12-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 december 2011, kl. 14.15, Stora hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6.
Degree: Doctor of Theology
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Avhandlingar utgivna vid Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs universitet
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Keywords: The Gospel of Mark, postcolonial criticism, discourse theory, ideological criticism, historic-critical paradigm, European colonialism, early Christian identity, Roman Empire, Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak, mimicry, hybridity, catachresis.
Abstract: Generally regarded as the first written gospel, Mark probably began circulating in this form during the 70s C.E, the hey-days of Flavian Rome. Reading Mark as a representation of a collective identity position, this dissertation primarily studies the various ways in which it related to Roman imperial discourse. Informed by postcolonial theory as well as by the close interconnections between the Bible and European colonialism, moreover, the dissertation approaches this historical question from t... more
ISBN: 978-91-88348-43-2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26886
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