Classical Hebrew Poetry

JEWISHST608

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 OLDTEST861. One course / 3 units.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

RELIGION608

Curriculum Codes: 

FL