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Title: Style and Context of Old Greek Job
Author: Dhont, Marieke
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2018
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004358485
Volumes: 1; Pages: 410
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In Style and Context of Old Greek Job, Marieke Dhont offers a new understanding of the linguistic and stylistic diversity in the Septuagint corpus. To this end, the author innovatively uses Polysystem Theory, which has been developed in the field of modern literary studies.
After discussing the appropriateness of a systemic approach to understanding Jewish-Greek literature, the author reflects on the Jewishness of Greek-language texts. Dhont then presents a thorough literary analysis of the Old Greek version of the book of Job. On this basis, she explains the dynamics that produced the translation of Old Greek Job and its position within the development of a Jewish-Greek literary tradition.
Studying Style in the Old Greek Book of Job
Descriptive Translation Studies and Polysystem Theory
The Jewish-Greek Polysystem
Septuagintal and Natural Greek Usage in Old Greek Job
High Register Greek in Old Greek Job
Studying the Use of Rhetorical Features in Old Greek Job
Rhetorical Features in the Greek Text of Job
Increasing Complexity: Different Rhetorical Tactics at Once
Old Greek Job in its Literary Environment
Index of Ancient Sources
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