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These dynamics of form and content must be kept together—an idea and a form support a genre. Accordingly, genre criticism is the process of relating a literary form-and-content model with a text. What Genre Criticism Does The best way to understand genre criticism is to relate it to other ways of studying a text. Genres have a historical dimension, but genre criticism is not the same as historical background. Epic, lyricpoetry, and tragedy are ancient forms, and each has contributed in different ways to historiography: The historian approaches the Iliad seeking to recover a sense of the Homeric world as a context for understanding the poem.
Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context: A Survey of Parallels Between Biblical and Ancient Near Eastem Texts. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1991. This is a helpful library 25 CRACKING OLD TESTAMENT CODES resource tool for students working in biblical studies. " Each chapter has: (1) a "materials" section, which includes a listing of manuscripts. translations and notes, and a brier description of content; (2) a "discussion" section, which includes comments on form and content (with recommended secondary literature in footnotes); and U) one or two pages of bibliography.
To use this language one must know the 9. This is precisely what we find in the early sections of Wittgenstein's ^. See Wittgenstein, sees. 8, 19—21. pp. 5e. 8e- 51 CRACKING OLD TESTAMENT CODES rules and conventions by which it operates; one must know its genre. In sum. regardless of whether a society's language is very sophisticated or very simple, it is impossible to communicate anything either verbally or nonverbally without incorporating the rules and conventions or' genres. If that is so, then it follows that if God is to communicate anything to the human race in a way humans can understand, he must know and use our genres and literary conventions to do it.