Socrates and the Fat Rabbis

University of Chicago Press (2009)
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Preface : The cheese and the sermons: toward a microhistory of ideas -- In praise of indecorous acts of discourse: an essay by way of introduction -- "Confound laughter with seriousness": the Protagoras as monological dialogue -- "Confound seriousness with laughter": on monological and dialogical -- Reading "The Gorgias" -- Jesting words and dreadful lessons: the two voices of the Babylonian Talmud -- "Read Lucian!": Menippean satire and the literary world of the Babylonian Talmud -- Icaromeʻir: Rabbi Meʻir's Babylonian "Life" as Menippean satire -- "The truest tragedy": the Symposium as monologue -- A crude contradiction; or, The second accent of the Symposium -- Appendix: On the postmodern allegorical.
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Call number B398.C63.B69 2009
ISBN(s) 9780226069166   0226069168
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