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By Detlef Jericke

This quantity offers with old and exegetical difficulties of the Abraham tale within the publication of Genesis. the 1st half describes the result of archaeological investigations at Hebron and Mamre in Southern Palestine together with comments at the prestige of the province of Judah within the first millennium BCE, particularly within the Babylonian and Persian interval. the second one half offers exegetical reviews on Genesis bankruptcy thirteen and 18. The concluding a part of the quantity relates the ancient and exegetical elements. The Abraham tale is interpreted as a made of the Judaean humans of the Babylonian and Persian interval.

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To search the house" (LS, 249, 251). Yet, Bowen's representation of such conscious and unfo­ cused attitudes forms only one, and perhaps not the most im­ portant, part, of the novel's historical texture. "5 Lascelles argues that the solution is for characters in historical novels themselves to have a welldeveloped sense of the past. Bowen seems more interested in embedding this sense of the past in the narrative itself. In her preface, Bowen points out that she had wished the "mood and cast" of her characters, "and their actions .

Barbara Wright (New York: New Directions, 1981), 5. 8 See Howard German, "Allusions in the Early Novels of Iris Murdoch," Modern Fiction Studies 15 (1969): 361-77, and "The Range of Allusions in the Novels of Iris Murdoch," Journal of Modern Literature 2 (1971): 57-81. The latter article treats The Red and the Green; German points out that Barney Drumm is linked to the life and works of Oliver St. John Gogarty, and to a character in George Moore's The Lake named Oliver Gogarty (75). Millie, whom Barney adores, repeats the key words "bottom" and "yes" from Molly's soliloquy and, like Yeats's Cathleen ni Houlihan, proposes to sell herself.

Using for my defence the only arms I allow myself to use—silence, exile, and cunning" (Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [1916; Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976], 247). 15 From Imagination of an Insurrection, ix. The Red and the Green · 33 a dream" (RG, 66), which suggests the lines from Yeats's "The Blood and the Moon": "And God-appointed Berkeley that proved all things a dream / That this preposterous pig of a world, its farrow that so solid seem, / Must vanish on the in­ stant if the mind but change its theme" (CP, 233).

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