Language, Eros, Being : : Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination / / Elliot R. Wolfson.

This long-awaited, magisterial study-an unparalleled blend of philosophy, poetry, and philology-draws on theories of sexuality, phenomenology, comparative religion, philological writings on Kabbalah, Russian formalism, Wittgenstein, Rosenzweig, William Blake, and the very physics of the time-space c...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Fordham University Press Complete eBook-Package Pre-2014
Place / Publishing House:New York, NY : : Fordham University Press, , [2009]
Year of Publication:2009
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Physical Description:1 online resource (792 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Prologue: Timeswerve/Hermeneutic Reversibility
  • 1. Showing the Saying: Laying Interpretative Ground
  • 2. Differentiating (In)Difference: Heresy, Gender, and Kabbalah Study
  • 3. Phallomorphic Exposure: Concealing Soteric Esotericism
  • 4. Male Androgyne: Engendering E/Masculation
  • 5. Flesh Become Word: Textual Embodiment and Poetic Incarnation
  • 6. Envisioning Eros: Poiesis and Heeding Silence
  • 7. Eunuchs Who Keep Sabbath: Erotic Asceticism / Ascetic Eroticism
  • 8. Coming-to-Head, Returning-to-Womb: (E)Soteric Gnosis and Overcoming Gender Dimorphism
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Names and Book Titles
  • Index of Subjects and Terms