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Bibil Identifier bibil:247936
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Interpreting Quoted Speech in Prophetic Literature
Title (English, ) A Study of Jeremiah 2.1-3.5
Author Hildebrandt, Samuel
Series Vetus Testamentum. Supplements (Volume: 176)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 95/176
Place 223.7.07
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-35172-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xv Pages
242 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract In Interpreting Quoted Speech, Samuel Hildebrandt analyzes the literary phenomenon of one speaker quoting the words of another speaker within prophetic discourse. Challenging approaches that categorize these speech quotations and use them as direct windows into Israel’s past, Hildebrandt makes a compelling case for reading quoted speech in its literary context. He presents a substantial method for such an interpretive approach, demonstrates its value in a detailed analysis of Jeremiah 2.1-3.5, and highlights the significance of quoted phrases in Jeremiah and other prophetic texts. Interpreting Quoted Speech marks an important contribution to the exploration of Jeremiah’s discourse and polyphony and, due to its accessible methodology and exegesis, offers a model for further research in prophetic literature.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Prophetic Word
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Quotation
Pericopes Jeremiah 2,1-3,5
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