A World Upturned Commentary on and Analysis of the Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All. (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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A World Upturned Commentary on and Analysis of the Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All.

Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the most important surviving works from the golden age of Ancient Egyptian literature, a searching exploration of human motivation and divine justice, is discussed and translated in this major  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Papyri, Hieratic
Named Person: Ipuwer.; Ipuwer.
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780197264331 0197264336
OCLC Number: 743425098
Description: viii, 294 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Literary aspects of Ipuwer ; 2.1 Description of text ; 2.2 Survey of previous research ; 2.3 Textual unity ; 2.4 Dating ; 2.5 Reception ; 2.6 Speakers, section boundaries, and setting of the poem ; 2.7 Genre and intertext ; 2.8 Literary style ; 2.9 Style, structure, and meaning ; 2.10 Towards a reading of the poem ; 3. Commentary ; 3.1 Commentary on Lament I ; 3.2 Interpretation of Lament I ; 3.3 Commentary on Lament II ; 3,4 Interpretation of Lament II ; 3.5 Commentary on Lament III ; 3.6 Interpretation of Lament III ; 3.7 Commentary on Injunction I ; 3.8 Interpretation of Injunction I ; 3.9 Commentary on Injunction II ; 3.10 Interpretation of Injunction II ; 3.11 Commentary on Injunction III ; 3.12 Interpretation of Injunction III ; 3.13 Commentary on Reproach I ; .14 Interpretation of Reproach I ; 3.15 Commentary on the Meditation ; 3.16 Interpretation of the Meditation ; 3.17 Commentary on Reply I ; 3.18 Interpretation of Reply I ; 3.19 Commentary on Reproach II ; 3.20 Interpretation of Reproach II ; 3.21 Commentary on Reply II ; 3.22 Interpretation of Reply II ; 3.23 Excursus: the jottings of 17A.1-3 ; 4. Continuous transliteration and translation of Ipuwer


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With full new translation at the close, this volume brings the work firmly within reach of other ancient historical disciplines as well as studies in comparative literature ... Enmarch offers Read more...

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