pausal environ, II, paul z.

Vincent DeCaen decaen at chass.utoronto.ca
Wed Aug 25 11:26:55 EDT 1999


hey, paul,

grad students??? in my dreams! <big sigh> might get a chance to teach
a grad course this year, still subject to funding approval: that'd be
exciting.

re exegesis: i think the phrasing, etc, is actually important in this
respect. Price's books, etc, have made that point most emphatically.
when i need an example, can't think of better than the difference between

a voice crying out, "in the wilderness ..." (rabbinical phrasing)
vs
a voice crying out in the wilderness, "..." (you know who)

cheers
V 
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