The Five Books of Moses

The Five Books of Moses

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by Robert Alter
     
 

"A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book WorldSee more details below

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393333930
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/2008
Pages:
1120
Sales rank:
243,654
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Alter's ongoing translation of the Hebrew Bible, the magnificent capstone to a lifetime of distinguished scholarly work, has won the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation. His immense achievements in scholarship ranging from the eighteenth-century European novel to contemporary Hebrew and American literature earned Alter the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Los Angeles Times. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, Alter is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Genesis9
Exodus299
Leviticus539
Numbers675
Deuteronomy869
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