The Poetics of Biblical Narrative Paperback

Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading

by Meir Sternberg;


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The Poetics of Biblical Narrative

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"This... is a brilliant work." --Choice

"[Sternberg] has written a very important book, bothfor his comprehensiveness and for the clearly-avowed faith stance from which heunderstands and interprets the strategies of the biblical narratives.... a superboverview... " -- Theological Studies

..". rated veryhighly indeed. It is a book to read and then reread." -- Modern LanguageReview

..". Sternberg has accomplished an enormous task, enriching our understanding of the theoretical basis of biblical narrative andgiving us insight into a remarkable number of particular texts." -- Journal ofthe American Academy of Religion

..". an important book forthose who seek to take the Bible seriously as a literary work because it shows, moreclearly and emphatically than any book I know, that the Bible is a serious literarywork -- a text manifesting a highly sophisticated and successful narrativepoetics." -- Adele Berlin, Prooftexts

The Poetics of Biblical Narrative by Meir Sternberg was published by Indiana University Press in June 1985 and is our 32772nd best seller. The ISBN for The Poetics of Biblical Narrative is 9780253204530.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIndiana University Press (June 1985)
Weight870g
Number of Pages600
Thickness33 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780253204530
ISBN-100253204534
Product Code1190936
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