The Question of Meter in Biblical Hebrew Poetry

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Three important contributions to the study of biblical Hebrew poetry are provided in this work: first, it surveys scholars of non-biblical, metrical-poetry to ascertain how meter is defined in the field of literary criticism; second, it categorizes and critiques all significant proposals regarding meter in biblical Hebrew poetry from the time of Philo to the present; finally, it tests the most viable of the proposals against a large sample of poetic texts from the Hebrew Bible. The author generates statistical profiles for ...

The Question of Meter in Biblical Hebrew Poetry 2001, Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY

ISBN-13: 9780773475748

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