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English Language Notes

50.2 Fall / Winter 2012

Scriptural Margins: On the Boundaries of Sacred Texts


Special Issue Editor: Sue Zemka Assistant Editor: Justin Saxby

Department of English 226 UCB University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, Colorado USA 80309-0226

English Language Notes


Issue 50.2 Fall / Winter 2012

Special Issue Editors Sue Zimka Justin Saxby

Editorial Board Julie Carr Katherine Eggert Jane Garrity Nan Goodman Kelly Hurley Karen Jacobs William Kuskin John-Michael Rivera Jeffrey C. Robinson Laura Winkiel Sue Zemka

Editorial Staff John Leffel Nicole McManus Sara Smilko Jenny Cookson

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Table of Contents
Introduction: Scriptural Margins Justin Saxby, University of Colorado Boulder justin.saxby@colorado.edu Sue Zemka, University of Colorado Boulder sue.zemka@colorado.edu Apostate Only Am I True: Paul Celans Slit Margin John Felstiner, Stanford University felstiner@stanford.edu An Interview with Nathan Englander Adam Rovner, University of Denver adam.rovner.du@gmail.com Loving Justice Regina Mara Schwartz, Northwestern University regina-s@northwestern.edu Scriptural Poetics Three Poems Elizabeth Robinson, Hugo Fellow, University of Montana elzarob@comcast.net Real Men Say No: Representations of Masculinity in Hinduism Loriliai Biernacki, University of Colorado Boulder loriliai.biernacki@colorado.edu Surveying Galilee From a Chinese Obeservation Tower: Zhao Zichens Life of Jesus Chlo Starr, Yale University chloe.starr@yale.edu Reading Other People Reading Other Peoples Scripture: The Influence of Religious Polemic on Jewish Biblical Exegesis James T. Robinson, University of Chicago james.robinson@chicago.edu 1

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English Language Notes 49.1 Spring / Summer 2011

The Severed Hand: Commentary and Ecstasy Nicola Masciandaro, Brooklyn College nicolam@brooklyn.cuny.edu For All Times and Places: A Humanistic Reception of the Quran Emran El-Badawi, University of Houston eel-badawi@uh.edu Lots Daughters and the Mothers of Davidic Dynasty in the Zohar: The Enigma of the Term Tiqla Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev rutkara@gmail.com Queer Mormonism: Deuterocanonicity and Discursive Subversion Jeremy Walker, University of Colorado Boulder jeremy.walker@colorado.edu The Opening Five Poems Kazim Ali, Oberlin College kazim.ali@oberlin.edu

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Book Review
On the Bible and Victorian Religious Uncertainty: Christopher Lanes The Age of Doubt: Tracing the Roots of Our Religious Uncertainty and Timothy Larsens A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians Charles LaPorte, University of Washington, Seattle laporte@u.washington.edu

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