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The Art of Biblical Narrative Paperback – 13 Jul 1983

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  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books; Reprint edition (13 July 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 046500427X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0465004270
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 971,321 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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 eyesthe eyes of a literary critic. Alter takes the old yet simple step of reading the Bible as a literary creation.

About the Author

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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