6 edition of The Hebrew Bible in literary criticism found in the catalog.
|Statement||compiled and edited by Alex Preminger and Edward L. Greenstein.|
|Series||A Library of literary criticism|
|Contributions||Preminger, Alex., Greenstein, Edward L.|
|LC Classifications||BS1171.2 .H43 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 619 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||619|
|LC Control Number||86016069|
Customers in North America who wish to purchase this publication, please contact Augsburg Fortress Press. First published in , Emanuel Tov's Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible has rapidly established itself as the authoritative reference work for all those engaged in the study of the text of the Hebrew Bible. This thoroughly revised second edition will be welcomed by students and 5/5(6). A literary analysis of this book enabled an enlightenment of the story development as well as the character development, which revealed the overarching and secondary messages of the Book of Ruth. It also allowed an appreciation for the beauty and complicity of the plot as unfolded by the author.
Unlike other introductory texts, the Bible that this book speaks about is the Jewish one -- with the three-part TaNaKH arrangement, the sequence of books found in modern printed Hebrew editions, and the chapter and verse enumerations used in most modern Jewish versions of the h Year: The New Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible | J. Cheryl Exum, David J. A. Clines | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.
Many Bible readers often wonder why different translations of the Bible have very different readings of the text. When the various Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin manuscripts of the Bible are compared, a process called Textual Criticism; we often find variations in how these manuscripts read. The New Literary Criticism And The Hebrew Bible DOWNLOAD.
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The book discusses examples from various parts of the Hebrew Bible and related ancient literature (e.g., the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Temple Scroll) where variant versions of the same passage reveal the actual editorial processes and techniques used in the transmission of the texts.
Reading Biblical Narratives: Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible - Kindle edition by Amit, Yairah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Reading Biblical Narratives: /5(9).
Based on a series of lectures given in Israel, Amit introduces the reader to the subtle ways of the biblical narrators. Covering issues of character, plot development, catchword association, narration and dialogue, she brings the biblical text to life, helping the reader enter the stories from new vantage points.
Reading Biblical Narratives: Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible Pages: All the modern literary approaches are represented: New Criticism, The Hebrew Bible in literary criticism book poetics, structuralism, psychoanalytic criticism, reader-response criticism, deconstruction.
For the literary study of the Bible, The Hebrew Bible will prove invaluable to students and teachers, and it is a unique resource for biblical scholars. Includes an : Hardcover.
Hebrew Bible in literary criticism. New York: Ungar, (OCoLC) Online version: Hebrew Bible in literary criticism. New York: Ungar, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alex Preminger; Edward L Greenstein.
Biblical criticism is an umbrella term for those methods of studying the Bible that embrace two distinctive perspectives: the concern to avoid dogma and bias by applying a non-sectarian, reason-based judgment, and the reconstruction of history according to contemporary al criticism uses the grammar, structure, development, and relationship of language to identify such.
Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Literary criticism: Literary criticism endeavours to establish the literary genres (types or categories) of the various biblical documents and to reach conclusions about their structure, date, and authorship.
These conclusions are based as far as possible on internal evidence, but external evidence is also very helpful, especially where date is. This book should be on the reading list of any Hebrew reading or textual criticism class.”—Josiah D. Peeler, Restoration Quarterly H. and J.’s volume is a.
literary criticism In biblical studies, this included the investigation of sources and problems of authorship. The term is also used as in the study of poetry, drama, and novels, as an attempt to understand the biblical writings as literature. The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary Alter, Robert New York: Norton, pp.
li +xlix +xlvii + $ Description: [3-volume set] A landmark event: the complete Hebrew Bible in the award-winning translation that delivers the stunning literary power of the original.
A masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility, Robert Alter’s translation of the Hebrew. Get this from a library. The New literary criticism and the Hebrew Bible. [J Cheryl Exum; David J A Clines;] -- Ancestress". / J. Cheryl Exum -- A reader-response approach to prophetic conflict: the case of Amos / Francisco O.
Garcia-Treto -- Ruth finds a home: canon, politics, method / David Jobling. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The critical study of biblical literature: exegesis and hermeneutics: Exegesis, or critical interpretation, and hermeneutics, or the science of interpretive principles, of the Bible have been used by both Jews and Christians throughout their histories for various purposes.
The most common purpose has been discovering the truths and values of the Old. Source Criticism seeks to identify independent source documents behind the present biblical texts. It is the oldest method of critical biblical study except for textual was initially called higher criticism to distinguish it from lower or textual criticism, then called literary criticism because of its emphasis on written documents.
It differs from form criticism in its focus on. ROBERT ALTER (b. ) is a renowned American literary critic and translator who has written widely on the European novel from the eighteenth century to the present, on contemporary American fiction, and on modern Hebrew literature.
He has devoted book-length studies to Fielding, Stendhal, and the self-reflexive tradition in the novel. Alter has also written extensively on literary aspects of. It is a little astonishing that at this late date there exists virtually no serious literary analysis of the Hebrew Bible.
By serious literary analysis I mean the manifold varieties of minutely discriminating attention to the artful use of language, to the shifting play of ideas, conventions, tone, sound, imagery, narrative viewpoint, compositional units, and much else; the kind of disciplined.
The methods and practice of reader-response criticism and deconstruction as well as feminist, materialist, and psychoanalytic approaches are all represented here by leading international Hebrew Bible literary critics. The distinctive and eclectic studies of particular texts introduce students and scholars to exciting new dimensions of biblical Pages: This is a collection of essays by a variety of biblical scholars, using different literary approaches on major biblical themes and passages.
The authors use deconstruction, reader-response, ideological criticism, and historiography. They cover topics in the Old Testament, including: Moses, David, Fathers and Daughters, and the prophets. The Hebrew Bible, which is also called the Tanakh (/ t ɑː ˈ n ɑː x /; תָּנָ״ךְ, pronounced or ; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach), or sometimes the Mikra, is the canonical collection of Hebrew scriptures, including the texts are almost exclusively in Biblical Hebrew, with a few passages in Biblical Aramaic instead (in the books of Daniel and Ezra, the verse Jeremiah Language: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic.
Based on a series of lectures given in Israel, Amit introduces the reader to the subtle ways of the biblical narrators. Covering issues of character, plot development, catchword association, narration, and dialog, she brings the biblical text to life, helping the reader enter the stories from new vantage points.
This can only be seen in the original Hebrew text. Alliteration. This is the repetition of the same initial sounds of adjacent or nearby words, and is used for narrative effect.
This is a literary device that can really only be seen or heard in the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek languages of the Bible. The Hebrew Bible is, indeed, a very different kind of a source for the ancient Eastern Mediterranean prophetic phenomenon—not because the phenomenon itself was different but because the scribal transmission of prophecy in Israel and Judah finds a distinctive literary expression in the biblical books.
1 In fact, the lack of primary sources vis.Nowadays, "literary criticism of the Bible" is used in at least four senses: it means Source Criticism, that is, the attempt to analyze bib lical books in terms of original sources or documents, and of the various recensions these documents went through (here "literary criticism" seems to be a bad translation of German Literarkritik); it means Form.
It’s the application of the principles and methods of literary criticism to the interpretation of the Bible.
The assumption is that, while the Bible is a religious work, it’s also a literary work, and therefore conforms to the laws of literary com.