Narrative Art In The Bible / Edition 1

Narrative Art In The Bible / Edition 1

by Shimon Bar-Efrat, Shimeon Bar-Efrat
     
 

This book offers a systematic and comprehensive review of the fundamental literary aspects of biblical narrative, investigating the characteristics and points of view of the narrator, the shaping of characters, the structure of the plot, time and space, and finally the style. Many examples are provided to clarify the issues discussed as well as to shed fresh light

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This book offers a systematic and comprehensive review of the fundamental literary aspects of biblical narrative, investigating the characteristics and points of view of the narrator, the shaping of characters, the structure of the plot, time and space, and finally the style. Many examples are provided to clarify the issues discussed as well as to shed fresh light on the narratives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780567084958
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Understanding the Bible and Its World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The narrator13
1The narrator's omniscience17
2The narrator's manifestations23
Ch. 2The characters47
1The direct shaping of the characters48
2The indirect shaping of the characters64
Ch. 3The plot93
1The single narrative95
2Collections of narratives132
Ch. 4Time and space141
1The shaping of time143
2The shaping of space184
Ch. 5Style197
1Stylistic devices200
2The style of narrative units218
Ch. 6The narrative of Amnon and Tamar239

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