Classical Hebrew Poetry

RELIGION 608

The problem of defining and understanding what is "poetic" in classical Hebrew. Theories of Hebrew poetry from Lowth to Kugel and O'Connor illustrated with readings from Psalms, Isaiah, Job, and Jeremiah. One year of classical Hebrew required. Consent of instructor required. Also taught as Old Testament 861. Instructor: Staff
Curriculum Codes
  • FL
Cross-Listed As
  • JEWISHST 608
Typically Offered
Spring Only