Reading the poetry of first Isaiah : the most perfect model of the prophetic poetry / J. Blake Couey.

This volume offers a literary and historical study of the prophetic poetry of First Isaiah, an underappreciated but highly sophisticated collection of poems in the Hebrew Bible. Informed by recent developments in biblical studies and broader trends in the study of poetry, it articulates a fresh acco...

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Main Author: Couey, J. Blake (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition:First edition.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • ""Cover""; ""Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah: The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Sigla and Abbreviations""; ""Introduction: "The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry"""; ""ISAIAH AND THE STUDY OF BIBLICAL POETRY""; ""POETRY AND HISTORY""; ""PLAN OF THIS STUDY""; ""1: The Line in First Isaiah""; ""THE PROBLEM OF LINEATION IN BIBLICAL HEBREW VERSE""; ""MARKERS OF LINEATION""; ""Stylistic Features""; ""Rhythm and Line Length""; ""Syntactic Constraints""; ""READING OF ISAIAH 22:1B-14""
  • ""2: Structure and Movement""""THE COUPLET""; ""Parallelism""; ""Parallelism and Narrativity""; ""Non-narrative Development""; ""Non-Semantic Development""; ""Enjambment""; ""TRIPLETS, QUATRAINS, LARGER GROUPS, AND SINGLE LINES""; ""Triplets""; ""Quatrains""; ""Larger Groups""; ""Single Lines""; ""FROM LINE GROUPS TO POEMS""; ""Parallelism and Enjambment at Larger Levels of the Poem""; ""Distant Parallelism and Repetition""; ""Catalogues""; ""READING OF ISAIAH 3:1-15""; ""3: Imagery and Metaphor""; ""THEORY AND METHOD""; ""AGRICULTURAL IMAGERY""; ""The Joy of the Harvest""
  • ""Agriculture and Judgment""""Extended Agricultural Images""; ""ANIMAL IMAGERY""; ""Animals and Ruined Cities""; ""Nations and Rulers as Animals""; ""God as Animal""; ""READING OF ISAIAH 1:2-20""; ""Conclusion: "More or Less Happy Misunderstandings"""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index of Selected Authors""; ""Index of Biblical and other Ancient Texts""; ""Index of Subjects""