My Name Was Judas - C.K. Stead Reviews
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C. K. Stead [My Name Was Judas] [by: C. K.Stead]
My Name Was Judas Presents the story of Jesus as told by Judas. T ...
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by - written on 24/02/07, updated on 28/02/07 (Very useful, 367 readings)
I like retellings. There is something intensely satisfying in having another version of an old, known story presented. It must be an echo of the times when each story was retold every time as there was no writing - but of course the modern retelling is usually one with a twist, often subversive, ironic and frequently iconoclastic. Retellings are post-modern by definition, playing with old texts, turning them around, putting them in front of mirrors so they reflect themselves and their interpretations in a never-ending sequence. But retellings are also old, as old as story itself, in their search for the final version, the ultimate, the truth. Retellings are ... Read the complete review
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