Record:   Prev Next
Author Smelik, Klaas
Title Approaches to Literary Readings of Ancient Jewish Writings : Approaches to Literary Readings of Ancient Jewish Writings
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
©2014
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (293 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Studia Semitica Neerlandica Ser. ; v.62
Studia Semitica Neerlandica Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Some Thoughts on Ancient Jewish Texts and the 'Literary' -- Part One Hebrew Bible -- "Literary" Craft and Performative Power in the Ancient Near East: The Hebrew Bible in Context -- Selecting and Analyzing Metaphors in the Hebrew Bible: Cognitive Linguistics and the Literary -- Literary Theory and Composition History of the Torah: The Sea Crossing (Exod 14:1-31) as a Test Case -- Eyewitness Accounts in the Books of Samuel? A Reappraisal -- A Battle of Wits and Words: Hushai, Ahithophel and the Absalom Rebellion (2 Samuel 16-17) -- The Intentional Use of Polysemy: A Case Study of רתס רבד (Judg 3:19) -- Bridging the Gap between Linguistics and Literary Studies of Ancient Biblical and Jewish Texts: A Proposal Exemplified by a Study of Gen 9:8-17 -- The 'Literary' in Trickster Narratives: A Comparison of Gen 27:1-39 -- 29:15-30 -- 31:19-55 -- Joshua 9 and 2 Sam 3:26-27 -- Part Two Other Ancient Jewish Writings -- "Friends Hearken to Your Voice": Rabbinic Interpretations of the Song of Songs -- Between Tradition and Innovation: Seder Eliyahu's Literary Strategies in the Context of Late Midrash -- Medieval Rationalist Exegesis and Intertextuality in Samuel Ibn Tibbon's Ma'amar Yiqqawu ha-Mayim -- Index of Primary Sources
In this volume twelve contributions discuss the relevance, accuracy, potential, and possible alternatives to a literary reading of ancient Jewish writings, especially the Hebrew Bible
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Smelik, Klaas Approaches to Literary Readings of Ancient Jewish Writings : Approaches to Literary Readings of Ancient Jewish Writings Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004258198
Subject Bible. -- Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses.;Midrash -- Criticism, Textual -- Congresses
Electronic books
Alt Author Vermeulen, Karolien
Record:   Prev Next