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Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Hebrew Bible as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. In this landmark work, Alter's masterly translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the definitive edition of . Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation and the Koret Jewish Book Award for Translation, a Top 15 Book, Favorite Book, and Best Book.

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"A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."--Michael Dirda,

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"A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."'"Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World

About the Author

Robert Alter was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Lifetime Achievement and the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation. He is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and has published many acclaimed works on the Bible, literary modernism, and contemporary Hebrew literature.

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ISBN:
9780393333930
Author:
Alter, Robert
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Exegesis & Hermeneutics
Subject:
Biblical Commentary - General
Subject:
Bible - Commentaries - General
Subject:
Bible - Commentaries - Old Testament
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
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Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
1120
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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