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Perspective criticism : point of view and evaluative guidance in biblical narrative / Gary Yamasaki.

Yamasaki, Gary. (Author).
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Subject: Bible > Criticism, Narrative.
Narration in the Bible.
Point of view (Literature)
Perspective (Linguistics)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780227901700
  • ISBN: 0227901703
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (158 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-158) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Front cover; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; One: Point-of-View Crafting: An Untapped Source of Evaluative Guidance; Two: Spatial Plane of Point of View; Three: Psychological Plane of Point of View; Four: Informational Plane of Point of View; Five: Temporal Plane of Point of View; Six: Phraseological Plane of Point of View; Seven: Ideological Plane of Point of View; Eight: When the Planes Concur ... and When They Do Not; Nine: A Perspective-Critical Analysis of the Butch Cassidy Clip; Ten: New Testament Case Study: Gamaliel (Acts 5:35-39).
Eleven: Old Testament Case Study: Gideon (Judges 6:36-40)Bibliography; Back cover.
Summary: Countless times in the Bible readers are presented with a report of a character engaged in some action, but no explicit indication from the storyteller on how the action is to be evaluated. At first glance, it would appear the readers are being left to fend for themselves in making an evaluation. Fortunately, according to Yamasaki, that is not the case, for, he argues, though the readers are not receiving explicit evaluative guidance, they may be receiving guidance in a less-obvious fashion through the way in which point of view is being used in the passage. Gary Yamasaki's bold new work sets o.

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