A Manual of Hebrew Poetics

A Manual of Hebrew Poetics

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qThis manual closes a circle which began almost thirty-five years ago (November, 1954) with the beginning of work an a doctoral dissertation defended at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in April, 1957 (published in Spanish in 1962). During three decades of teaching and writing the author has kept an active interest in poetics and stylistics and the resulting accumulated knowledge has been concentrated in the present manual. The primary purpose of the book is not to serve as a source of Information about facts and authors but rather to initiate the reader into the stylistic analysis of poetry. To obtain Information and to classify it the reader can turn to recent works (Watson), earlier works (Knig, Hempel), or reprinted works (Bullinger). Among the poetic techniques discussed are Sound and sonority, rhythm, imagery, figures of Speech, dialogue and monologue, development and compositionq--Page 4 of cover.The genre is different, as a dissertation is different from a manual. Thirty-five years have passed since November 1954 when I began writing the doctoral dissertation. The genre of a thesis demands a great deal of reading, including even worksanbsp;...

Title:A Manual of Hebrew Poetics
Author:Luis Alonso Schökel
Publisher:Gregorian Biblical BookShop - 1988


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