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The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary by [Robert Alter]

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Alter takes us back to the essence of the meaning. . . . Everything is clearer, seeming to have been rinsed not in the baptismal waters of the New Testament but in the life-giving water of the desert.

About the Author

Robert Alter's 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. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 1018 KB
  • Publication Date : October 19, 2009
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company (October 19, 2009)
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 655 pages
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B0045Y238O
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
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