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A people tall and smooth-skinned [electronic resource] : the rhetoric of Isaiah 18 / by Marta H�yland Lavik.

By: Lavik, Marta H�yland.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 112.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 274 p.).ISBN: 9789047411222 (electronic bk.); 9047411226 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Isaiah XVIII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Rhetoric in the Bible | Bible. A.T. Isa�ie. XVIII -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Rh�etorique dans la Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jesaja (bijbelboek) | RetoricaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: People tall and smooth-skinned.DDC classification: 224/.106 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO STROPHE I: 18:1-2; CHAPTER THREE STROPHE II: 18:3; CHAPTER FOUR STROPHE III: 18:4; CHAPTER FIVE STROPHE IV: 18:5; CHAPTER SIX STROPHE V: 18:6; CHAPTER SEVEN STROPHE VI: 18:7; CHAPTER EIGHT CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS; INDEX OF PASSAGES.
Summary: Presents an analysis of the persuasive artistry of Isaiah 18, such as how Isa 18 is designed in order to persuade an ancient audience. Pursuing the analysis from various angles: the textual design, the motifs, and the rhetoric of the text, this book shows how the various strophes within each stanza of Isa 18 relate to one another.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-256) and index.

PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO STROPHE I: 18:1-2; CHAPTER THREE STROPHE II: 18:3; CHAPTER FOUR STROPHE III: 18:4; CHAPTER FIVE STROPHE IV: 18:5; CHAPTER SIX STROPHE V: 18:6; CHAPTER SEVEN STROPHE VI: 18:7; CHAPTER EIGHT CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS; INDEX OF PASSAGES.

Presents an analysis of the persuasive artistry of Isaiah 18, such as how Isa 18 is designed in order to persuade an ancient audience. Pursuing the analysis from various angles: the textual design, the motifs, and the rhetoric of the text, this book shows how the various strophes within each stanza of Isa 18 relate to one another.

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