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By Kim Koowon

Previous reports of incubation have approached it from a background of religions standpoint, in order to traditionally reconstruct the particular perform of incubation in historical close to East. despite the fact that, this strategy has confirmed unfruitful, no longer as a result of the dearth of appropriate information, yet as a result of confusion with reference to the definition of the time period incubation. Suggesting a manner out of this deadlock in prior scholarship, this booklet proposes to learn the so-called incubation texts from the point of view of incubation as a literary machine, specifically, as a type-scene. It applies Nagler's definition of a type-scene to a literary research of 2 Ugaritic legendary texts, the Aqhatu and Kirta tales, and one biblical tale, the Hannah tale.

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A. ) said about the temple of Asclepius that “the priest . . , or else the priest’s slave, sometimes slept for him” (Carl A. Meier, “The Dream in Ancient Greece and Its Use in Temple Cures [Incubation],” in The Dream and Human Societies, ed. Gustave E. Von Grunebaum and Roger Caillois [Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966], 316). For a modern variation of this ancient incubation by proxy, see Patton, “A Great and Strange Correction: Intentionality, Locality, and Epiphany in the Category of Dream Incubation,” 199.

Meier, “The Dream in Ancient Greece and Its Use in Temple Cures [Incubation],” in The Dream and Human Societies, ed. Gustave E. Von Grunebaum and Roger Caillois [Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966], 316). For a modern variation of this ancient incubation by proxy, see Patton, “A Great and Strange Correction: Intentionality, Locality, and Epiphany in the Category of Dream Incubation,” 199. 2 Rituals to Obtain a Purussû (ROP Henceforth)17 ROP, otherwise known as STT no. 18 The impetrated omens include dreams (lines 1–84), shooting stars (lines 84–109), and oxen (lines 110–138).

Critical Theory Since Plato [New York: Harcourt Brace Javanovich, 1971], 783–87). According to this objective theory of text, a text constitutes an intrinsic world of interrelated elements that work together to produce an organic whole. For a historical survey of the literary study of the Bible since 1960s, see Phyllis Trible, Rhetorical Criticism: Context, Method, and the Book of Jonah (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994), 73–80. 83 Understanding the biblical text in terms of communication between author and reader, M.

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