Reading Biblical Narratives : Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible

Reading Biblical Narratives : Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible

Book Title: Reading Biblical Narratives : Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible

Author: Robert Alter

Format: Paperback | 176 pages

Publication Date: 20 Jul 2001

ISBN-13: 9780800632809

Based on a series of lectures given in Israel, Amit introduces the reader to the subtle ways of the biblical narrators. Covering issues of character, plot development, catchword association, narration, and dialog, she brings the biblical text to life, helping the reader enter the stories from new vantage points.