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From Ritual To Text To Intertext: A New Look On The Dreams In Ludlul Bel Nemeqi

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Mesopotamian textual production has a long history of transmission which reaches from the mid 3rd millennium up to the 1st millennium B.C.E. and this makes it the perfect material for studying the history of textuality. This chapter chooses a text hitherto labeled as The Poem of the Righteous Sufferer also known under its incipit Ludlul Bēl Nēmeqi to exemplify the montage technique of Mesopotamian literature more thoroughly. It focuses primarily on the section of the dreams and the last part of the text concerned with the reconciliation between Marduk and the sufferer. The intention of the author is to look at the text as a narrative setting composed of units of meaning-bearing entities that nourish the process of textualization. In other words, the author wants to treat Ludlul as an intertext or hypertext which intentionally reaches out to other discourses.

Keywords: intertext; Ludlul Bēl Nēmeqi; Mesopotamian textual production

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