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Published: 07 October 2016

264 Pages | 6 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190205393

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Tracking the Master Scribe

Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature

Sara J. Milstein

  • First full-scale study of scribal method of "revision through introduction"
  • Provides in-depth case studies and new interpretations of well-known biblical and Mesopotamian texts
  • Presents a new methodology for doing literary history that focuses on large blocks of material as indicators of major shifts in perspective
  • Juxtaposes two major corpora side-by-side in order to let insights from each inform the other