The geber of Lam 3 in light of two-time perspective and two literary conventions / El geber de LAM 3 a la luz de la perspectiva de dos tiempos y dos convenciones literarias

Dariusz Iwanski

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Abstract

Lam 3 has probably received the most attention from scholars studying the Book of Lamentations. One of the most challenging questions concerning this chapter is still the figure of the geber – the main protagonist. There is a cacophony of ideas and interpretations offered in this regard. The current paper is an attempt to simplify the effort of comprehending the figure of the geber offering a new time perspective and reading it through the lenses of two conventions: voice and anonymity. They seem to be sufficient for determining the role of the geber in the poem and possible rhetorical strategy the author employed here. The paper will also give a survey of the most crucial aspects of the scholarly debate relevant for the study.

Keywords: Lam 3, the geber, time perspective, literary conventions, voice, anonymity, Everyman.

Resumen

Lm 3 ha recibido probablemente la mayor atención de los estudiosos del Libro de las Lamentaciones. Una de las preguntas más desafiantes de este capítulo sigue siendo la figura del geber, el protagonista principal. Hay una cacofonía de ideas e interpretaciones que se ofrecen al respecto. El presente artículo es un intento de simplificar el esfuerzo de comprender la figura del geber ofreciendo una nueva perspectiva temporal y leyéndola a través de las lentes de dos convenciones: la voz y el anonimato. Parecen ser suficientes para determinar el papel del geber en el poema y la posible estrategia retórica que el autor empleó. El documento también dará una visión de los aspectos más cruciales del debate académico relevante para el estudio.

Palabras clave: Lam 3, el geber, perspectiva temporal, convenciones literarias, voz, anonimato, hombre común.

Orcid: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0001-5444-3219

Doi: https://doi.org/10.17398/2340-4256.15.459


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