This book presents a comprehensive discussion of three famous poems which are studied as works of art. A full description of their prosodic regularity, as well as the variations on it, is given, and goes hand in hand with a detailed structural analysis of the lower and higher textual units. Great care is taken to find the correct delimitation of cola (half-verses), verses, strophes and stanzas, and, in the case of Deut.32, of its four big sections, after which all things fall into place.... mean forsaking (of the true God) or worshipping (of the wrong gods).66 The proportions of these two strophes are as follows: str.10 str.ll L + ... now governs all details of the verse: not only does each colon consist of three words, but each of these words also has three syllables. ... 67 Their average fully corresponds with the averages found at the time by D.N. Freedman for the acrostic poems, in his studyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Major Poems of the Hebrew Bible at the Interface of Hermeneutics and Structural Analysis|
|Author||:||J. P. Fokkelman|
|Publisher||:||Uitgeverij Van Gorcum - 1998-01-01|