This 3-volume series
examines a comprehensive selection of secular Hebrew poetry in Spain,
mainly from the 11th and 12th centuries. Through an in-depth analysis, it
provides a basic understanding of the poetry, its genres and motifs.
Volume 1: Literary,
historical and social background of Hebrew poetry in Spain; Methodological
introduction (forthcoming, cat. # 10647-1)
Volume 2: Conventions in Hebrew poetry in
Spain: Entertainment poems; philosophical and moral poems; praise and
friendship poems; personal poems (forthcoming, cat. # 10647-2)
Volume 3: Prose
elements; The rhetoric of poetry: tone, syntax and lexicon; Picturesque
language; Biblical allusion and integration; Composition (forthcoming, cat.