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Author: Deane Galbraith

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156851511X557352 Biblical Interpretation 19 (2011) 181-222 brill.nl/bi Biblical Interpretation orn Drawing Our Fish in the Sand: Secret Biblical Allusions in the Music of U2 Deane Galbraith University of Otago Abstract Confronted with a popular

In: Biblical Interpretation
Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan (ca. 800-1200)
In Optical Allusions: Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan (ca. 800-1200), Joseph T. Sorensen illustrates how, on both the theoretical and the practical level, painted screens and other visual art objects helped define some of the essential characteristics of Japanese court poetry. In his examination of the important genre later termed screen poetry, Sorensen employs ekphrasis (the literary description of a visual art object) as a framework to analyze poems composed on or for painted screens. He provides close readings of poems and their social, political, and cultural contexts to argue the importance of the visual arts in the formation of Japanese poetics and poetic conventions.

situations that he reads about and the characters that he encounters, and thus contributes to the sense of capriciousness and instability that the author is trying to convey. Keywords the book of Esther, analogy, allusion, intertextuality In an important methodological article, Paul Noble argues that the

In: Vetus Testamentum
Author: Julie Hughes
It has long been noted that the Thanksgiving Hymns (Hodayot) from Qumran make extensive use of biblical language. A premise of this study of their use of scripture is that these compositions can best be understood by reading them as poetry. Using insights from the fields of comparative literature and biblical studies it establishes a method for analysis of the poems and for identification and analysis of scriptural allusions. Five poems have been chosen for detailed study. The question is asked, how would a reader familiar with the scriptural traditions of the period interpret these poems and why? The first chapter gives a useful overview of the scholarship to date and indicates the new avenues explored by this study.

that each text is to be read in light of the complex network of other “texts” that inform that writer and reader, as Julia Kristeva intended the term in 1967? 1 Or do we mean the ways in which one text is influenced by another text? In such a discussion, the terms “influence” or “allusion” may refer

In: Vetus Testamentum
Author: Paul Noble

, TAMAR, AND JOSEPH: CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFYING INNER - BIBLICAL ALLUSIONS by PAUL R. NOBLE Cambridge, United Kingdom Although the study of inner-biblical allusion (or “intertextuality”, as some now call it) 1 has an ancient pedigree, recent work in this Ž eld has produced some notable results. This has

In: Vetus Testamentum
Author: Maria Pavlou

, and offers valuable insights into Pindar’s attitude towards previous poetry and tradition in general. 1) Keywords Pindar, Olympian 9, intertextuality, allusion, tradition, metapoetics Pindar’s relation to tradition has been the subject of much controversy and debate among scholars. Th e critical

In: Mnemosyne
Author: Adam Marshall

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156852508X252812 Mnemosyne 61 (2008) 601-618 www.brill.nl/mnem Allusion and Meaning in Statius: Five Notes on Silvae 1 Adam R. Marshall arm257@tutor.open.ac.uk Received: June 2006; accepted: August 2007 Abstract Th is article functions as a

In: Mnemosyne