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La muerte y (re)nacimiento del autor: Flavio Josefo, 1492-1687

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Translated title of the contributionThe Death and (Re)Birth of the Author: Flavius Josephus, 1492-1687
Original languageSpanish
Title of host publicationAutor en construcción: Sujeto e institución literaria en la modernidad hispánica (siglos XVI-XIX)
EditorsPedro Ruiz Perez
Place of PublicationZaragoza
PublisherPrensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza
Number of pages33
ISBN (Electronic)9788417873912
ISBN (Print)9788417873059

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Using Foucault's concept of the author as 'object of appropriation' I examine how the works of the romanised Jewish historian Flavius Josephus were read and ideologically exploited by Christians, crypto-Jews and Jews in the early modern Iberian world. My primary evidence is the material form of the printed book.

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