Classical Hebrew Poetry


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.
Curriculum Codes
  • FL
Cross-Listed As
  • RELIGION 608
Typically Offered
Spring Only