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The literary guide to the Bible, edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode

Label
The literary guide to the Bible
Title
The literary guide to the Bible
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This literary guide leads the reader toward an understanding and appreciation of a book that has shaped the minds of men and women for two millenia and more. Provides an analysis of the Bible's structures, themes, narrative techniques and poetic forms. 1 line illustration. Rediscover the incomparable literary richness and strength of a book that all of us live with an many of us live by. An international team of renowned scholars, assembled by two leading literary critics, offers a book-by-book guide through the Old and New Testaments as well as general essays on the Bible as a whole, providing an enticing reintroduction to a work that has shaped our language and thought for thousands of years
Cataloging source
INT
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1919-2010
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  • Alter, Robert
  • Kermode, Frank
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Bible as literature
Label
The literary guide to the Bible, edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Genral introduction / Robert Alter and Frank Kermode -- The Old Testament: Introduction / Robert Alter ; Genesis / J.P. Fokkelman ; Exodus / J.P. Fokkelman ; Leviticus / David Damrosch ; Numbers / James S. Ackerman ; Deuteronomy / Robert Polzin ; Joshua and Judges / David M. Gunn ; 1 and 2 Samuel / Joel Rosenberg ; 1 and 2 Kings / George Savran ; Isaiah / Luis Alonso Schökel ; Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Joel Rosenberg ; The twelve prophets / Herbert Marks ; Jonah / James S. Ackerman ; Psalms / Robert Alter ; Proverbs and Ecclesiastes / James G. Williams ; Job / Moshe Greenberg ; The song of songs / Francis Landy ; Ruth / Jack M. Sasson ; Lamentations / Francis Landy ; Esther / Jack M. Sasson ; Daniel / Shemaryahu Talmon ; Ezra and Nehemiah / Shemaryahu Talmon ; 1 and 2 Chronicles / Shemaryahu Talmon -- The New Testament: Introduction / Frank Kermode ; Matthew / Frank Kermode ; Mark / John Drury ; Luke / John Drury ; John / Frank Kermode ; Acts / James M. Robinson ; The Pauline epistles / Michael Goulder ; The epistle to the Hebrews and the catholic epistles / Gabriel Josipovici ; Revelation / Bernard McGinn -- Genral essays: The Hebrew Bible and Canaanite literature / John C. Greenfield -- The New Testament and Greco-Roman writing / Helen Elsom ; Fishing for men on the edge if the wilderness / Edmund Leach ; The canon / Frank Kermode ; The characteristics of ancient Hebrew poetry / Robert Alter ; Midrash and allegory / Gerald L. Bruns ; English transaltions of the Bible / Gerald hammond
Control code
ocm24024852
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
678 p.
Isbn
9780674875319
System control number
(Sirsi) 260115
Label
The literary guide to the Bible, edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Genral introduction / Robert Alter and Frank Kermode -- The Old Testament: Introduction / Robert Alter ; Genesis / J.P. Fokkelman ; Exodus / J.P. Fokkelman ; Leviticus / David Damrosch ; Numbers / James S. Ackerman ; Deuteronomy / Robert Polzin ; Joshua and Judges / David M. Gunn ; 1 and 2 Samuel / Joel Rosenberg ; 1 and 2 Kings / George Savran ; Isaiah / Luis Alonso Schökel ; Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Joel Rosenberg ; The twelve prophets / Herbert Marks ; Jonah / James S. Ackerman ; Psalms / Robert Alter ; Proverbs and Ecclesiastes / James G. Williams ; Job / Moshe Greenberg ; The song of songs / Francis Landy ; Ruth / Jack M. Sasson ; Lamentations / Francis Landy ; Esther / Jack M. Sasson ; Daniel / Shemaryahu Talmon ; Ezra and Nehemiah / Shemaryahu Talmon ; 1 and 2 Chronicles / Shemaryahu Talmon -- The New Testament: Introduction / Frank Kermode ; Matthew / Frank Kermode ; Mark / John Drury ; Luke / John Drury ; John / Frank Kermode ; Acts / James M. Robinson ; The Pauline epistles / Michael Goulder ; The epistle to the Hebrews and the catholic epistles / Gabriel Josipovici ; Revelation / Bernard McGinn -- Genral essays: The Hebrew Bible and Canaanite literature / John C. Greenfield -- The New Testament and Greco-Roman writing / Helen Elsom ; Fishing for men on the edge if the wilderness / Edmund Leach ; The canon / Frank Kermode ; The characteristics of ancient Hebrew poetry / Robert Alter ; Midrash and allegory / Gerald L. Bruns ; English transaltions of the Bible / Gerald hammond
Control code
ocm24024852
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
678 p.
Isbn
9780674875319
System control number
(Sirsi) 260115

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