This guide is devoted specifically to the literary forms of the Old Testament, with the purpose of providing clear principles of interpretation. Scholars including Kenneth L. Barker and Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. examine 10 forms of expression: narrative, history, law, oracles of salvation, announcements of judgment, apocalyptic, lament, praise, proverb, and non-proverbial wisdom.
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A guide to the various kinds of literature in the Old Testament-narrative, history, law, oracles, and more-and how to interpret them. Contributors include Eugene Merrill, Walt Kaiser, and Tremper Longman, III.
Its content is exactly what I was looking for. General discussion about the literary forms of the OT, its relation with conservative view about the Bible as the Word of God; the use of Literary forms by teachers and preachers (that's one of the things I needed more) and a specific discussion of most common forms with examples. Th only reason is not getting 5 is because of some printing errors (like page 126)