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Bibil Identifier bibil:211996
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Human and Musical Sounds and Their Hearing Elsewhere as a Literary Device in the Biblical Narratives
Author Kalimi, Isaac
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 60, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 565-570 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The biblical narrators utilize sounds of musical instruments and/or human voices being raised emotionally and their being heard someplace else as a literary tool and transitioning the reader from one place or group of people to another. The article discusses this literary tool as it appears in a number of narratives in the Hebrew Bible (namely, the Joseph Story, Ark Narrative, Throne Succession Narrative, Deuteronomistic and Chronistic histories, as well as the book of Ezra), and its effects.
DOI 10.1163/156853310X536761
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Music
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Narrative
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures
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