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Bibil Identifier bibil:204052
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Cantos and Strophes in Biblical Hebrew Poetry II
Title (English, ) Psalms 42-89
Author van der Lugt, Pieter
Series Oudtestamentische Studiën (Volume: 57)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 76/57
Place 224.1.01
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-18200-4
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiii Pages
566 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract This volume deals with the poetic framework and material content of the Second and Third Books of the Psalter (Psalms 42-72 and 73-89). It is a continuation of the Psalms Project started in OTS 53 (2006). Formal and thematic devices demonstrate that the psalms are composed of a consistent pattern of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal devices include quantitative balance on the level of cantos in terms of the number of verselines, verbal repetitions and transition markers. A quantitative structural approach also helps to identify the focal message of the poems. Introductions to the design of biblical poetry and the rhetorical centre of the psalms conclude this massive study.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Poetry
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Rhetoric
Pericopes Psalms 42-89
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