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In Part Two, formulated guidelines are applied to a detailed study of the book of Jonah. A close reading with respect to structure, syntax, style, and substance elicits a host of meanings embedded in text, enabling the relationship between artistry and theology to emerge with clarity.
Rhetorical Criticism has many distinctive features. It is
the first comprehensive treatment of biblical rhetorical criticism as it has emerged within the latter half of the twentieth century.
a didactic treatise that combines theoretical discussion, practical guidelines, and detailed exegesis interdisciplinary in approach, engaging the rhetorical study of the Bible with expanding developments in secular literary criticism (structuralism, poetics, reader-response criticism, and deconstruction, for example) and in the similarly burgeoning field of contemporary rhetoric itself a model of the rhetorical analysis that it describes accessible both to the novice and to the scholar
Professor Trible examines rhetorical criticism as a discipline within biblical studies. In Part One, she surveys historical antecedents and presents samples of rhetorical analysis. In Part Two, Trible applies formulated guidelines to the book of Jonah, revealing clearly the relationship between artistry and theology.
|1||Sketching the Background||5|
|2||Introducing the Foreground||25|
|3||Expanding the Background||55|
|Pt. 2||Method and the Book of Jonah|
|4||Guidelines for Beginning||91|
|5||External Design of Jonah||107|
|6||Internal Structure of Scene One (1:1-16)||123|
|7||Internal Structure of Scene One (2:1-11)||157|
|8||Internal Structure of Scene Two (3:1-10)||175|
|9||Internal Structure of Scene Two (4:1-11)||195|
|10||Guidelines for Continuing||227|
|App. A. The Book of Jonah: A Study in Structure||237|
|App. B. Quiz||245|
|Authors and Editors||253|