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Centripetal and Centrifugal Structures in Biblical Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Daniel Grossberg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-01-01 - Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature

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Traditional Techniques in Classical Hebrew Verse
Language: en
Pages: 546
Authors: Wilfred G. E. Watson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-09-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Before, during and after the preparation of Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to its Techniques, Wilfred Watson published several articles on Hebrew poetry in a wide range of periodicals. The present volume collects together the most significant of these writings, including a chapter from a book on chiasmus, as well
I Am Large, I Contain Multitudes
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Katie Heffelfinger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on the insights of lyric poetic theory, this book offers a fresh reading of Second Isaiah. This approach advances an argument that the tensive and conflicted divine voice is primary unifying factor in the sequence of poems.
Innovations in Hebrew Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Eric D. Reymond
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Although scholars point to similarities between Sirach and the book of Proverbs and sometimes characterize Ben Sira's relationship to biblical poetry as one of imitation (often unsuccessful imitation), this study considers the innovative and unique aspects of Sirach poetry, especially its use of parallelism, and demonstrates that Ben Sira does
The Form and Function of the Tricolon in the Psalms of Ascents
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Simon P. Stocks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

This book explores the little-regarded phenomenon of the tricolon in biblical Hebrew poetry, that is, those poetic lines that appear to have a tripartite form rather than the more common bipartite form. Taking the Psalms of Ascents as a sample corpus of poetic texts, it identifies tricola on an explicit