Esther Through the Centuries By Jo Carruthers. Blackwell Bible Commentary Series. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008, xvi + 304 pgs. Illustrated.
Reviewed by Julia Reinhard Lupton, University of California, Irvine
Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English and Comparative
Literature at the University of California, Irvine, with a joint appointment in Education. In 2007,
she was named a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California,
Irvine, in recognition of her contributions to
Shakespeare studies. Her most recent scholarly book, Citizen-Saints:
Shakespeare and Political Theology
, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2005.
She is also author of Afterlives of the Saints: Hagiography, Typology and
(Stanford, 1996) and co-author with Kenneth Reinhard
of After Oedipus: Shakespeare in Psychoanalysis
Volume 4, Number 1 (Winter 2009) pp. 80-84