Nehushta

Nehushta

(nēhŭsh`tə), in the Bible, mother of King Jehoiachin.
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Brixton, whose blurred image inscribes into the heterotopias of prison and hospital (2), allows Ossie to recognize himself in the otherness of the damaged souls "paralysed with guilt for sins not yet committed" (3), to travel from the nightmare of the unconscious into a dream fantasy where he feels happy enjoying the presence of his daughter Nehushta who accompanies him, "arm in arm, father and daughter" (2) during a curious journey through the floating Brixton Underworld and in search of a language of relationship.
If he is the same Elnathan who was the father of Nehushta and the grandfather of Jehoiachin (II Kgs.
While it is difficult to attribute any one character with primary status in Bandele's novel, the author's focus centers mainly on Dada, a writer on the more eccentric Brixton figures for a local monthly magazine, Care-in-the-Community, and Nehushta, a set designer.