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Isaiah 34-35

A Nightmare/A Dream

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9781850759874

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By a poetic analysis of Isaiah 34-35 as a single poem, the reading explores in depth its imagery, themes and structure. Attention to detail is combined with wide-ranging discussions of reading and interpretation, which revolve around the contrasting, and strangely interrelated, scenes of destruction (nightmare) and restoration (dream) found in the two parts of the poem. The poem emerges as an integral part of Isaiah, which is treated as a single work. The consistency is revealed in parallel terms, images and structure. Implications of the analysis and mode of reading for the whole of Isaiah are commented on throughout.

Abbreviationsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
A Way of Reading Isaiahp. 9
Why Isaiah 34-35?p. 17
Text, Translation and Poetryp. 18
A Fantastic Way of Reading Isaiahp. 22
The Poemp. 25
Reading The Poemp. 28
The Nightmarep. 28
The Scrollp. 86
The Dreamp. 89
Reading Isaiahp. 118
The Visionp. 118
The Close of the Vision: 66.12-24p. 125
Bibliographyp. 137
Index of Referencesp. 140
Index of Authorsp. 148
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ISBN: 9781850759874
ISBN-10: 1850759871
Series: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S.
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st June 1999
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1