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The Art of Biblical Narrative

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In what is both a radical approach to the Bible, and a fundamental return to its narrative prose, Robert Alter reads the Old Testament with new eyes—the eyes of a literary critic. Alter takes the old yet simple step of reading the Bible as a literary creation.

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"In what is both a radical approach to the Bible, and a fundamental return to its narrative prose, Robert Alter reads the Old Testament with new eyes—the eyes of a literary critic. Alter takes the old"

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Robert Alter is professor of hebrew and comparative literature at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of, most recently, the highly praised biography of Stendhal, A Lion for Love (Basic Books, 1979).

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KIER8, June 3, 2008 (view all comments by KIER8)
Reading Professor Alter's The Art of Biblical Narrative will bring your understanding of and appreciation for the Bible to a new level. Scholar and layman alike will gain insights into Genesis, Exodus, Jeremiah, Job, Judges, Kings, Numbers, and Samuel.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780465004270
Author:
Alter, Robert
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Bible - Study - General
Subject:
Bible - Topical Studies
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Commentaries
Subject:
Narration in the Bible
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Topical
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Subject:
Religion Western-Bible Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Series Volume:
no. 69
Publication Date:
19830831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 x 0.5 in 6.5 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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