The Art of Biblical Poetry

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Basic Books, 1985 - 228 страница
Continuing his exploration of the art of the "Bible," Robert Alter provides a fresh interpretation of the poetry of the Old Testament and a lucid, original account of how biblical poetry works.

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For me the best part of this book is its treatment of the Book of Job, in the two chapters, "Structures of Intensification" and "Truth and Poetry In the Book of Job." The Book of Job is a poem, of ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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Difficult to get into for an amateur's review. First half is a review of poetic techniques identifiable in the biblical writings. Second half is an exploration of ways to look at the writing with fresh perspective. All in all, a helpful book, but not to be read without direction dedication. Прочитајте целу рецензију

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The Dynamics of Parallelism
3
From Line to Story
27
Structures of Intensification
62
Truth and Poetry in the Book of Job
85
Forms of Faith in Psalms
111
Prophecy and Poetry
137
The Poetry of Wit
163
The Garden of Metaphor
185
The Life of the Tradition
204
NOTES
215
GENERAL INDEX
220
BIBLICAL REFERENCE INDEX
227
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\Robert Alter is professor of hebrew and comparative literature at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of, most recently, the highly praised biography of Stendhal, A Lion for Love (Basic Books, 1979).

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