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Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Techniques

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In spite of debatable issues, such as metre, we now know enough about classical Hebrew poetry to be able to understand how it was composed. This large-scale manual, rich in detail, exegesis and bibliography, provides guidelines for the analysis and appreciation of Hebrew verse. Topics include oral poetry, metre, parallelism and forms of the strophe and stanza. Sound ...more
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Published December 30th 2004 by Bloomsbury T&T Clark (first published August 1st 1984)
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Andrew
A very detailed reference for Hebrew poetry, it can be difficult to follow due to the use of numerous definitions to define poetic devices and divisions of verses, but it is still a worthwhile reference to have.
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The achievement of Watson's Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Technique is unparalleled. The style is somewhat overly technical and tedious, however we cannot analyze Hebrew poetry without this level of sensitivity and proficiency to detect the latent rhetorical devices.
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