The Typological Imaginary

Making a significant contribution to the large debate over the transition from "scriptural" to "scientific" culture in Europe, this book also sheds light on the centrality of Jews to medieval and Enlightenment history.

The Typological Imaginary
Circumcision, Technology, History

Kathleen Biddick

2003 | 160 pages | Cloth $49.95
History | Religion | Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction: Typology Never Lets Go

Chapter One: Christians Mapping Jews: Cartography, Temporality, and the Typological Imaginary
Chapter Two: Printing Excision: The Graphic Afterlife of Medieval Universal Histories
Chapter Three: Graphic Reoccupation, the Faithful Synagogue, Foucault's Genealogy
Chapter Four: Lachrymose History, the Typological Imaginary, and the Lacanian Enlightenment
Chapter Five: Translating the Foreskin

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments