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Bibil Identifier bibil:245170
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) A Discourse and Register Analysis of the Prophetic Book of Joel
Author Toffelmire, Colin M.
Series Studia Semitica Neerlandica (Volume: 66)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 35431
Place 223.92.02
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-31456-6
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages x Pages
232 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract In A Discourse and Register Analysis of the Prophetic Book of Joel, Colin M. Toffelmire presents a thorough analysis of the text of Joel from the perspective of Systemic Functional Linguistics. While traditional explorations of Joel generally engage the book from an historical or literary perspective, here Toffelmire examines syntactic and semantic patterning in the book, and builds from there toward a description of the linguistic register and context of situation that these linguistic patterns suggest. This work also showcases the usefulness of discourse analysis grounded in Systemic Functional Linguistics for the analysis of ancient texts.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Twelve Minor Prophets : Joel
Genres Commentary
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