|| Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Princeton Theological Seminary), 2000.
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|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-155)-and indexes.
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|| Theoretical considerations -- 'They whet their tongues like swords': function of enemy quotations -- 'As for me, I said': function of self quotations -- 'The Lord has sworn': function of God quotations -- 'Let Israel say': function of the community quotations.
|| In recent years, Old Testament scholars have come to see that the aesthetic and rhetorical richness of Hebrew poetry goes far beyond simple synonymous, antithetic, and synthetic parallelism. One aspect that has yet to receive sustained treatment is the poetic device known as direct discourse or quotation--the direct citation of a person's speech. Rolf A. Jacobson remedies this lack and makes a significant contribution to Old Testament studies by offering a sustained investigation into the function of direct discourse in the Hebrew Psalter. This leads to a greater understanding both of direct di.
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