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The art of Biblical narrative, Robert Alter

Label
The art of Biblical narrative
Title
The art of Biblical narrative
Statement of responsibility
Robert Alter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a literary approach to the biblical text. Robert Alter brings numerous textual examples of the different types of biblical narrative, e.g., dialogue, repetition, narration
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
221.6/6
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1171.2
LC item number
.A45
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The art of Biblical narrative, Robert Alter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A literary approach to the Bible -- Sacred history and the beginnings of prose fiction -- Biblical type-scenes and the uses of convention -- Between narration and dialogue -- The techniques of repetition -- Characterization and the art of reticence -- Composite artistry -- Narration and knowledge
Control code
1561200
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 195 p.
Isbn
9780465004249
Lccn
80068958
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm07278152
  • (OCoLC)7278152
Label
The art of Biblical narrative, Robert Alter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A literary approach to the Bible -- Sacred history and the beginnings of prose fiction -- Biblical type-scenes and the uses of convention -- Between narration and dialogue -- The techniques of repetition -- Characterization and the art of reticence -- Composite artistry -- Narration and knowledge
Control code
1561200
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 195 p.
Isbn
9780465004249
Lccn
80068958
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm07278152
  • (OCoLC)7278152

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