Lawrence--the obsession with biography spills over into fiction, the past blends with the present, history with imagination. Thus they articulate, reflect on, and can be read through postmodern concerns about language and representation, authorship and creativity, narrative and history, rewriting and the posthumous.
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven! What do we do with this triumphal parade when we know what will happen at the end of the week. No, we could go a different direction on the Sunday before Easter. Still, the triumphal entry is important enough that all four Gospels record the event.
So maybe we need to attend to it, listening for a word for today. The setting is Jerusalem. Jesus is numbered among the many pilgrims coming to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover.
The city is alive with excitement. Celebrations will be held throughout the city. The Temple will be the focal point. In one way, Jesus is just one figure in the crowd, except that he becomes the focus.
Here comes, riding into Jerusalem on the colt of a donkey. Mark seems to suggest that this is a rather well planned event. Jesus sends a couple of his disciples to fetch this young donkey from a house nearby.
Then they put their cloaks on the donkey, which Jesus mounts. But this is his mighty steed. Not only that, the people start shouting: Sometimes we like to think of things like this as spontaneous, but Jesus knew what he was doing. What Jesus does here is act the part of the conquering hero.
Do you remember the triumphal parades of Roman conquerors that we see portrayed in the movies like Cleopatra. Caesar rides in on either a war horse or in a chariot, followed by his legions, as well as captives slaves.
Of course, there is also a band.Academic journal article ARIEL The "Crooked Business" of Storytelling: Authorship and Cultural Revisionism in Peter Carey's Jack Maggs. Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline, and by extension is any body of historical work on a particular subject.
The historiography of a specific topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, techniques, and theoretical approaches.
If there is one Sunday out of the year that presents unavoidable problems for preachers it is Palm Sunday. What do we do with this triumphal parade when we know what will happen at the end of the week.
Authorship and Cultural Revisionism One such text that comes immediately to mind is Jean Rush’s Wide Cargos Sea, which retells Jane Ere from the postcolonial perspective of the madwoman in the attic, thus drawing attention to he ways in which Charlotte Bronze’s novel inscribes the discourse of empire.
Postmortem postmodernists: authorship and cultural revisionism in late twentieth-century narrative UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document). Orthodox v. Revisionist Schools: Marilyn Young’s The Vietnam Wars () and Guenter Lewy’s America in Vietnam () The orthodox school of Vietnam War history replaces the complexity of revolutionary, international, and ideological war, to a chronology of America’s inevitable defeat in Vietnam.