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The Five Books of Moses, Robert Alter

SKU: 1-24-ALTMOS-P

ISBN/UPC: 9780393333930

$62.00

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

Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Hebrew Bible as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. In this landmark work, Alter's masterly translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the definitive edition of The Five Books. Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation and the Koret Jewish Book Award for Translation, a Newsweek Top 15 Book, Los Angeles Times Favorite Book, and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book.

This book is paperback.

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"A godsend. The foundational texts are here given their due in prose at once modern and magnificently cadenced. Immediately readable."Seamus HeaneyTimes Literary Supplement

"Engrossing...the translation [that] deserves to become the version in which future generations encounter this strange and inexhaustible book."Judith ShulevitzNew York Times Book Review

"The poets will rejoice. Alter's language ascends to a rare purity through plainness that equals the plainness of the Hebrew."Cynthia OzickThe New Republic


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The Five Books of Moses, Robert Alter

The Five Books of Moses, Robert Alter

$62.00
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