Puns and Pundits: Word Play in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Literature

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by Scott B. Noegel, ed.

Essays on the use of word play in the literature of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Ugarit, and Israel, and Medieval Hebrew and Arabic literature; includes such topics as: alliterative allusions, rebus writing, ominous homophony, portentous puns, and paronomasia. 

Year: 2000
Pages: 355

ISBN: 9781883053499
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